President Zuma To Attend Terminal Operators' Conference

4 December 2017

President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 5 December 2017, address the Terminal Operators' Conference Africa (TOC) at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban.

The two day conference will bring together experts and investors involved in logistics, liner shipping, ports, terminals, inland transport and equipment manufacturers to discuss improving trade flows across the African continent.

The TOC augurs well for the country's economic growth prospects, using KwaZulu-Natal's two world-class deep water ports of Durban and Richards Bay to bolster its oceans economy. The world-class trade exhibition and networking conference coincides with big-ticket investment undertakings in the country to expand the capacity of its major commercial ports to support the projected increases of cargo volumes.

The conference will also showcase to the world the vast array of investment opportunities and capabilities on offer at the world-class ports which also have an established history as the gateway into the rest of Africa.

Members of the media are cordially invited to cover the conference to be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Time: 09h00

Venue: Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, Durban.

Media attending the conference must please send their ID/Passport numbers and other details for accreditation to Siyabonga Maphumulo on 082 330 5132 or mlondekim@gmail.com or Hlomani Baloyi on 083 296 1295 or hlomanibaloyi@gmail.com.

Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373 or bongani@presidency>Ends

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