To all media
For immediate release
02 March 2017
MEC SOMYO TO HOST THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCIAL LIQUOR SUMMIT
The MEC of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs invites media to the Provincial Liquor Summit. The purpose of the Summit is to provide a platform for stakeholder engagement on how to enhance liquor regulation in the Province of the Eastern Cape.
A broad range of stakeholders is expected to attend the Summit, including some national departments, which will be represented by their respective ministers. Key discussions will, among others, specifically focus on strategic measures to promote liquor industry; promotion of compliance with liquor regulations; and strategic mechanisms to fight against the harm caused by the excessive consumption of alcohol and its related social ills.
The Summit is scheduled to take place as follows:
Date: 05 – 07 March 2017
Venue: East London ICC
Time: 09h00 each day
We have attached the programme for easy reference.