Mayor welcomes Mabuyakhulu’s budget speech

2015-05-27 06:00
KwaDukuza mayor during his address. 
 Photo: supplied

KwaDukuza mayor during his address. Photo: supplied

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KWADUKUZA Mayor Ricardo Mthembu says the budget policy speech presented by the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs­ Mike Mabuyakhulu is finding expression in KwaDukuza.

“The speech shows that we are aligned and that we are part of radical economic transformation agents. We do believe that we are ready to compliment the programmes of the department and also accelerate them through partnership with your team,” said Mthembu.

Mthembu was speaking at the Post Budget Stakeholder Business Breakfast engagement at the eBandla Hotel recently.

Mabuyakhulu presented his policy speech before the Provincial Legislature on Tuesday, 12 May where he highlighted new plans for his department for the 2015/16 financial year.

He said the integration of local economies into the mainstream economy forms the epi-centre of radical economic transformation.

“It is our view that strong national economy is only possible through a flourishing network of local economies as these give resilience in times of crises.

“The current challenges facing the country and the province require all of us to work in a concerted effort to ensure that we bridge the deficit of implementation our programmes in our country.

The task to achieve accelerated radical economic through shared growth cannot be postponed. Let us work together to create a KwaZulu-Natal that is worthy of all her people,” he said

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