The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will host a virtual media briefing on the Department of Science and Innovation’s priorities for the 2021 financial year.

The briefing will precede the Department’s Budget Vote presentation in Parliament on the same day.

The briefing is planned as follows:

Tuesday:                   18 May 2021

Time:                         15h15 -16h00

Venue:                       Virtual

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https://dst-gov-za.zoom.us/j/91265179992?pwd=bGhObVA4VytFS2RLM0loa3MvNDBYUT09

Meeting ID: 912 6517 9992

Passcode: 797200

Members of the media are requested to confirm their attendance by contacting Veronica Mohapeloa at 0834005750 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Budget Vote presentation will take place as follows:

Tuesday:        18 May 2021

Time:              16h15 -18h00

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Issued by:

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation

DST Building (53), CSIR Campus

Meiring Naude Road

Brummeria

Pretoria

Enquiries: Ishmael Mnisi 066 037 8859