GAUTENG TO HOST THE WESTRAND ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Premier David Makhura and Executive Mayor Boyce Maneli will on 02nd of February 2017, hosted the Westrand Economic Summit in Carletonville, West Rand. The aim of the summit is to table the West Rand Economic and Industrial Plan (WEIDP). The summit will also explore investment opportunities in the region and identify medium to long term priorities. Further, the summit aims to establish a multi-stakeholder forum to oversee the implementation of proposed interventions.
The West Rand Economic and Industrial Plan (WEIDP), which seeks to develop and revitalise the stagnant economies of the District Municipalities of Westrand and Sedibeng, will identify and stimulate various economic opportunities in key sectors including agriculture and agro-processing, tourism, green industries and mineral beneficiation, among others.