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Deputy Minister Xasa to launch Tourist Information Centre in Middleburg and engage with the local community
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa
D​eputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa, will officially launch and handover the Tourist Information Centre built by the Department to the Tshwete Local Municipality in Middleburg. The Deputy Minister will also engage with the community on issues pertaining to tourism development, and progress with regards to the National Development Plan (NDP). 

The Department promotes the growth of tourism products through infrastructure developments under its Social Responsibility Implementation (SRI) projects that are funded under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).

The Visitor Information Centre (VIC) was constructed with the view of driving tourists to the area. It is envisaged that the facility will create employment opportunities, develop a vibrant, equitable and sustainable local economy that will assist the local community to share in the benefits of tourism.

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend

Date : 18 November 2016
Venue : Tourist Information Centre - R555 Road, Walter Sisulu Street - Middelburg
Time : 08:30 for 08h45

​​PROGRAMME ​​ ​
​08H45 – 09H00​MEDIA REGISTRATION AT TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE
​09H00 – 09H30​MEDIA BRIEFING ON TOURISM FACILITY
​09H30 – 09H45​UNVEILING OF PLAQUE/ CUTTING OF RIBBON
​09H45 – 10H00ONE ON ONE INTERVIEWS WITH PRINCIPALS

Kindly confirm your attendance by no later than 16 NOVEMBER 2016

MS Lerato Mogorosi  
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6620

OR

Ms. Phatisa Ntlonze
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6652