Western Cape MEC of Local
Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell, has
welcomed the 2015 edition of the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp.
The Cape Floral expo is the
biggest indoors fynbos showcase in the world and is a celebration of the
Western Cape’s unique indigenous heritage.
Spokesperson for MEC Bredel,
James-Brent Styan said, the province has the highest concentration of plant
species in the world and that includes an estimated 9500 species, of which 70%
do not grow anywhere else in the world.
Styan said it is just a way to
showcase what we have got to the world and to the province and tourists really
clock to these shows.
He added that “we have got
other shows coming up in darling Hopefield and Clanwilliam later in the year”.
“We call on families to go
visit and attend, have a look on what the show has got to offer. These are
wonderful and beautiful things to attend” he concluded.
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