Deputy President Hon Paul Mashatile to address auto industry – Friday 13 Oct, Gallagher Estate

DATE    : 12 OCTOBER 2023

DEPUTY PRESIDENT MASHATILE TO ATTEND AND DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN AUTOMOTIVE WEEK

Deputy President Paul Mashatile will on Friday, 13 October 2023, attend and deliver the keynote address at the South African Automotive Week taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gauteng Province.

This year’s SA Auto Week is taking place  under the theme “Reimagining The Future Together – Driving an industry of the future, today”. 

The event is attended by automotive industry leaders from around the world, as well as from African nations interested in advancing and expanding their domestic auto sectors. 

The South African government has played a pivotal role in fostering a favourable policy and regulatory environment that has supported growth,  transformation, and innovation within the automotive industry. 

In 2022, the automotive sector contributed a remarkable 21,7% to the value addition in manufacturing output and made an overall contribution of 4,9% to the nation’s GDP.

The government’s active participation in this significant event on the automotive calendar sends a clear message to potential investors that South Africa is open for business. It underscores the government’s unwavering support for the automotive industry, demonstrating its commitment to fostering sustainable growth in the manufacturing sector and creating jobs.

The Deputy President will be supported by the Deputy Minister of Transport Mr. Lisa Mangcu and captains of the automotive industry in South Africa.

Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the event as follows:

Date    :    Friday, 13 October 2023
Time    :    08h00am
Venue    :    Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand

Members of the media covering the event are requested to confirm their attendance, for accreditation purposes, with Ms Tshiamo Selomo (The Presidency) on 066 118 1505 or Mr Leo Kok (Panthera Media) on 082 327 2763.

Media comment and enquiries: Vukani Mde, Spokesperson to Deputy President Mashatile on 081 307 9233

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