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TIKZN Partnering with municipalities to support local business: Amajuba Municipal Road Show

2015-03-18 08:12:00

In the sixth succession of the municipal road shows that seeks to unlock the investment opportunities across the province of KwaZulu-Natal, Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal set out to Amajuba District Municipality to host another thriving Municipal Road Show on Thursday, 12 March 2015 at Blackrock Casino in Newcastle. The objective of this Road Show was to improve the quality of awareness of the TIKZN’s services, to strengthen relationships and flow of communication between TIKZN, business and the municipalities. TIKZN works closely with municipalities to package and promote investment opportunities and encourage local companies to export.

Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal (TIKZN) continues to stamp authority in the trade and investment sector and partnering with all spheres of government to support local trade and support local businesses to create and sustain employment for the people of KZN.

In 2014, TIKZN and the South African Local Government Association, (SALGA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which forms part of the programme that supports the promotion of municipalities as investment friendly destinations and address any bottlenecks and red-tape that emerge.

TIKZN endeavors to provide and facilitate regular engagement for district Municipalities and other top-level business leaders in the districts to create a forum for corporate members to network across business and government;

The Mayor of Amajuba District Municipality, Cllr J Khumalo was amongst the key speakers and she expressed gratitude to TIKZN for this initiative and the continuous support and further cited that this platform will bear fruits for growth for the economy of this province and substantial impact on the economic environment.


Submitted on behalf of Mr. Zamo Gwala, CEO at Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal
Contact Person: Ms Angel (Mkhethie) Sibisi
Position: Communications Officer
Tel: 031 368 9667
Cell: 076 062 3779/ 076 468 6139
Fax: 031 368 5888

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