Ramaphosa appoints special investment envoys


Cyril Ramaphosa, Chairman, Shanduka Group, South Africa at a plenary session on 'Building Africa's brand' on the second day of the Africa Economic Summit in Cape Town, South Africa Thursday 02 June 2005.

JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed special investment envoys to represent South Africa at the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in London.

Ramaphosa briefed the media on Monday at OR Tambo International Airport ahead of his trip to the United Kingdom, where he will be meeting with heads of government from the Commonwealth.

The high-level delegation will travel to the country and then Europe in their mission to attract investors to South Africa.

“Trevor Manuel, Mcebisi Jonas, Jacques Marie, Phumzile Langeni have all agreed to our invitation to be the president&39;s special envoys of investment,” Ramaphosa said.

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“I’ve asked these wonderful South Africans to travel across the world, to tour the world… with a view of encouraging would-be investors to come and invest in our economy,” he added.

Ramaphosa said government wants money to be invested in different sectors of the economy in order to seize every opportunity available.

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