ANC Treasurer General to meet with Traditional Leaders

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15 April 2017

The Treasurer General of the African National Congress, Comrade Zweli Mkhize will visit the OR Tambo Region, in the Eastern Cape, for two days, 16th and 17th of May 2017 to meet with the leadership of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHoTL) and other Traditional Leaders in the Province.

This engagement follows the formation of a task team by the ANC to deal with issues pertaining to traditional leadership. The convenor of this task team is Comrade Zweli Mkhize with Comrades Obed Bapela and Gugile Nkwinti as members.

The meeting is further expected to be attended by Chairpersons and Secretaries of ANC Regions of the Eastern Cape as well as the MEC for Coperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA)  in the pronvice.

This process is part of the preparation for the National Policy Conference as well as to cement the historical and future relationship between the ANC and traditional leadership.

Details are as follows:

Meeting with Exco of ECHOTL and their Majesties - the Kings and Queens
Date: 16 May 2017
Time: 14h00
Venue: Mthatha town Hall

General meeting of traditional leaders
Date: 17 May 2017
Time: 8h00
Venue: Mthatha Town Hall

Issued by the African National Congress

Zizi Kodwa 082 330 4910
National Spokesperson

Khusela Sangoni 072 854 5707
National Communications Manager