14 May 2017

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize will brief the media ahead of the budget debate of her department, scheduled for same day as the media briefing, Wednesday 17 May 2017, at GCIS Imbizo Media Centre, Parliament, at 14H00.

The pre-budget vote media briefing will highlight key aspects of the Minister’s budget speech while pointing to areas that may also be focused on, including flagship programmes like modernisation of Home Affairs, professionalization of staff, facelift of frontline offices, renovation of ports of entry, transformation of international migration policy as well as refugee and asylum management.

The 2017/18 Home Affairs budget speech will unpack the new business case for the department and other priorities; these will be previewed at the media briefing. The Minister will be accompanied by Deputy Minister Fatima Chohan, Director-General Mkuseli Apleni and Heads of various branches.

 

Media is requested to attend the Media Briefing as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament

Time: 14h00

 

Please respond by email or phone call to:

Thabo Mokgola at 060 962 4982 /  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mpume Madlala (MLO for the Minister): 081 282 7799

David Hlabane at 071 342 4284 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS

14 MAY 2017