MEC of Economic Opportunities
Alan Winde submitted to the National Government a detailed review of the impact
of visa regulations on Wednesday.
Winde said that the report was
based on how the visa regulations had negatively affected the economy.
“You can see a drastic downturn
in the number of people eventually ending up at the convention phase You can
see it at health tourism, people who are coming medical health tourism they are
also finding it more difficult to get here.” Winde added.
Furthermore, Winde requested
that the report be taken into account by the committee responsible for
assessing the new rules.
Part of the analysis was
conducted by the Western Cape Government’s Red Tape Reduction Unit.
The report is now with the
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