02 March 2013
Road Show for the Fifth BRICS Summit, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, and the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Zweli Mkhize, both of whom are members of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on BRICS, will address the BRICS Summit roadshow as part of the build up towards the 5th BRICS Summit, scheduled for 26-27 March 2013.
The purpose of the roadshow is to raise public awareness around the importance of South Africa’s membership of the BRICS and the benefits thereof.
BRICS is an acronym for the grouping of the world’s leading emerging market economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The BRICS mechanism aims to promote development cooperation, security, peace and establishing a more equitable world.
The roadshow will precede the media briefing by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane and Premier Mkhize on the progress on preparations of the Summit that is taking place later this month.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: 05 March 2013, Tuesday
Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium
All media are invited.
For more information on the BRICS, please visit the official Summit website at www.brics5.co.za<http://www.brics5.co.za>
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