MINISTER NZIMANDE TO TABLE THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION BUDGET VOTE 2022

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande invites members of the media to the post tabling of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) Budget Vote media briefing on Tuesday, 17 May 2022.

 

This briefing is aimed at providing members of the media an opportunity to engage with the Minister and the Deputy Minister following the presentation of the budget vote.

 

The 2022/23 budget is tabled at a time, when the country and the world is facing huge economic pressures and Innovation aimed at development and increasing competitiveness is no longer a choice but a priority if the local economy is to survive to harsh global economic environment.

 

During the budget vote, Minister Nzimande will announce DSI major initiatives in support of our country’s Economic Recovery Programme. These includes our responses to Climate Change, to the COVID-19 pandemic and Transformation of the National System of Innovation.

 

The media briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 17 May 2022

Time: 16H20-16H40

Platform: Zoom:

https://dst-gov-za.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3YztXTbKTKCruY8EBgSz9g

 

Members of the media are requested to RSVP Veronica Mohapeloa, 083 400 5750 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Furthermore, members of the media can join the Minister and the Deputy Minister budget vote presentations through the following social media platforms:

 

Facebook pages: ParliamentofRSA

      

                             Dr Blade Nzimande

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                                                #BudgetVote2022 

                          Instagram: @drblade_nzimande

 

 Issued by:

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation
Meiring Naude Road
Brummeria
Pretoria
Enquiries: Ishmael Mnisi 0660378859

 

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