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Deputy Minister Thabethe to officiate a graduation ceremony in Port Elizabeth
Deputy Minister Thabethe to officiate a graduation ceremony in Port Elizabeth
Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe will officiate the Hospitality Youth Training Programme graduation ceremony in New Brighton in Port Elizabeth on 23 March 2018. The programme is part of the Department of Tourism’s Human Resources Skills Development initiative, aimed at training unemployed youth in Food and Beverage as well as Accommodation Service. The ceremony will be followed by an imbizo, where Deputy Minister Thabethe will engage with the community of New Brighton.

Date : 23 March 2018
Time : 11h00 – 15h20
Venue :  Nangoza Jebe Hall, New Brighton

Programme: Eastern Cape Hospitality Youth Graduation & Tourism Imbizo

PART II: GRADUATION CEREMONY                [TIME: 11h00 – 13h00]
PROGRAMME DIRECTOR:                                DEPUTY DIRECTOR - GENERAL: TSSS - MS. M. RAMPHELE
​​AGENDA ITEM
​11h00-11h10
​OPENING AND WELCOME
Executive Mayor for Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality - Cllr. Athol Trollip
​11h10-11h20
RESPONSE BY HOST EMPLOYER REPRESENTATIVES -  Protea Hotel: Gerald Baskiti
​11h20-11h40
RESPONSE BY LEARNER REPRESENTATIVES:
PORT ELIZABETH LEARNER IN FOOD & BEVERAGES -  Phathiswa Salman
EAST LONDON LEARNER IN ACCOMMODATION SERVICES - Achuma Kota
​11h40-11h50
INTRODUCTION OF THE KEY NOTE SPEAKER
MEC: Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism - Mr. Sakhumzi Somyo
​11h50-12h15
KEY NOTE ADDRESS 
Deputy Minister of Tourism - MP. Elizabeth Thabethe
​12h15-12h45
AWARDING OF CERTIFICATES
Deputy Minister of Tourism - Ms. Elizabeth Thabethe
DDG: Tourism Sector Support - Ms Morongoe Ramphele
CEO Amathemba Skills - Mr. Akhona
​12h45- 13h00
PHOTO SESSION & INTERVIEWS - Deputy Minister and Learners


​Part III: COMMMUNITY IMBIZO   [TIME: 13h00 -15h20]​
​TIME
AGENDA ITEM  
​13h00 -13h10
OPENING AND WELCOME
Executive Mayor for Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality - Cllr. Athol Trollip
​13h10 - 13h20
​PURPOSE OF THE IMBIZO - Programme Director TBC
​13h20 - 13h25
​INTRODUCTION OF THE KEY NOTE SPEAKER
MEC: Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism - Mr. Sakhumzi Somyo
​13h25 - 13h40
KEY NOTE ADDRESS
Deputy Minister of Tourism - Ms Elizabeth Thabethe
​13h40 -15h00
UNMEDIATED STAKEHOLDER AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Deputy Minister, MEC and Executive Mayor
​15h00 - 15h10
SUMMATION AND WAY FORWARD
Deputy Minister of Tourism -  Ms Elizabeth Thabethe
​15h10 - 15h20
VOTE OF THANKS - Ward Councillor /MMC
​15h20-16h00
​LUNCH SERVED
 
Kindly confirm your attendance to:

Ms. Lerato Mogorosi 
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6620
Cell: +27 (0) 83 54 52411