President Cyril Ramaphosa hosts the second Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium of South Africa (SIDSSA21), 6 to 7 Oct

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on 6 and 7 October 2021 host the second Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium of South Africa (SIDSSA21).

The symposium, which is organised by the Investment and Infrastructure Office in the Presidency, will be held under the theme “Quality infrastructure for development, recovery and inclusive growth”.

On 6 October 2021, the Investment and Infrastructure Office will hold a media briefing which will unpack the thematic focus areas of the symposium and by extension the 2021 infrastructure pipeline.

Part A of the Press Briefing will be addressed by the Minister in the Presidency, Minister of Public Works, Deputy Minister of Public Works, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs, Minister of Water and Sanitation, Minister of Human Settlements and Minister of Finance.

Part B of the Press Briefing will be led by the Head of Infrastructure and Investment in the Presidency, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa. He will be joined by the Executive Vice President of Energy Business for Sasol, Priscillah Mabelane, who will make an announcement on an investment made by Sasol into green hydrogen in South Africa.

He will also be joined by the Head of the Infrastructure Fund, Mohale Rakgate who will unveil the Infrastructure Fund Pipeline.

The infrastructure pipeline is geared to boost demand and ensure effective coordination of all infrastructure players. It will also formalise systematic engagement with all role players.

It is envisaged that the pipeline will also contribute to building a resilient economy by accelerating the delivery of infrastructure.

Source: Government of South Africa

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