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16 January 2022

Deputy Minister Botes makes follow-up visit George; embarks on District Development Model and Back-to-School campaigns

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Alvin Botes, will on 17-19 January 2022 make a follow-up visit to George, Western Cape Province. The visit forms part of government’s District Development Model and Back-to-School campaigns.

On Monday, the Deputy Minister will hold meetings with the leadership of the Garden Route District Municipality.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Deputy Minister Botes will visit Parkedene High School and Tabatha Primary School.

The purpose of the Back to School campaign is to encourage learners to stay in school and to inform and educate learners about the mandate of the Department.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, it is expected that only a limited number of learners will participate in the events, with strict health safety protocols being adhered to.

The events will be held as follows:

Day One

Date: Monday, 17 January 2022

Time: 12h30

Venue: Garden Route District Municipality Council Chambers

Day Two

Date: Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Time: 08h30

Venue: Parkedene High School

Day Three

Date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Time: 08h30

Venue: Thabatha Primary School

RSVP: Kgopotso Rapakuana,, ‪073 058 3876

Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, ‪082 884 5974


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