11 October 2013
Western Cape MEC of Finance,
Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s
hand over of the operator permit for the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development
Zone in the next two weeks.
MEC Winde said the vision is to
establish the province as the oil and gas hub for Africa and the
development zone is crucial in achieving this objective.
Ministerial Spokesperson Bronwynne
Jooste explains according to the feasibility study this project will create 15
000 jobs over the next 10 years.
“It is really a firm result of
strong collaboration between the Western government, the DTI as well as the
local municipality. MEC Winde has welcomed the saying this is an important
initiative that will be launched by the President,” Jooste added.
Labels: Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone to be operational in two weeks