South Africa Government

04/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/10/2019 02:12

MECs Albert Fritz and Beverley Schäfer visit Youth Development Programme in Atlantis SEZ, 12 Apr

On 12 April, the Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, together with the Minister of Economic Development, Beverley Schäfer, will be visiting the Lesedi Nuclear Services' Skills Academy (LSA) based in the heart of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

LSA provides skills development and training, allowing young people, and previously disadvantaged individuals to enter the formal job market. It further supports the industrialisation of Atlantis which was declared a SEZ in 2018. Since 2015, LSA has trained over 100 learners, mostly from Atlantis. Of those trained, 92% are 35 years and younger.

Date: Friday, 12 April 2019

Time: 13h30 - 15h00
Venue: Lesedi Skills Academy (Pty) Ltd, 9 Novell Building, Unit 4.5 Cnr of Neil Hare and John Dreyer Street Atlantis Industrial, 7349

There will be an opportunity for photograph and interviews.

Cayla Ann Tomás Murray

Tel: 021 483 9217
Cell: 064 121 7959
E-mail: [email protected] ­