Treasury debunks theories about UK investor roadshow

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President Jacob Zuma with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Herman Verwey/City Press)
President Jacob Zuma with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (Herman Verwey/City Press)

Pretoria – National Treasury on Tuesday debunked various theories and queries about Finance Minster Pravin Gordhan’s investor trip to London and Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas’s cancelled trip to the US.

On Tuesday, BDFM editor-in-chief Peter Bruce referred in a column to a “by-now-typically-incoherent, intelligence report” alleging that Treasury was having secret meetings to start “operation check mate”, a move to avert the possible firing of Gordhan and Jonas.

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