Minister Jeff Radebe Opening Speech 4 July 2016

4 Jul 2016
Keynote address by Minister Radebe on the occasion of Planning Africa Conference
Programme Director, Mr Yusuf Patel SAPI Past President
Honourable Paul Mashatile, MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human
Settlements in the Gauteng Province
Councillor Parks Tau, Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen
I wish to congratulate the South African Planning Institute on its 20th Anniversary since it was
established following the merger of the South African Institute of Town and Regional Planners and
the Development Planning Association of South Africa. I would like to pay tribute to members of the
executive committee for steering the ship over what must have been a difficult 20 years.

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