South Africa and Italy sign water cooperation agreement, 18 Oct

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane, will tomorrow, 18 October 2016, sign an agreement on behalf of the Republic of South Africa with the Italian Republic.

The agreement is aimed at promoting cooperation between South Africa and Italy on Investment in Skills, Research and Water Management and Governance.

There is also intention to pursue joint pilot projects between the two governments and cooperation on the development of basic infrastructure to meet the basic service delivery challenges of water and sanitation provision.

The Italian Deputy-Minister of Environment, Land and Sea, Ms. Barbara Degani, will represent the Italian Republic at the Signing Ceremony.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Date: 18 October 2016

Time: 11h00

Members of the media are advised to arrive at 11h00 strictly.

For media enquiries:

Mlimandlela Ndamase, Ministerial Spokesperson

Cell:083 480 0014

E-mail: NdamaseM@dws.gov.za

Source: Government of South Africa