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Defence Industry Day

20 March 2012

On Thursday, 22 March 2012 at 8h00, the Department of Defence (DOD) will host the Department of Defence Industry Day at CSIR International Convention Centre. Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu will deliver the key note address.

This is an annual event which is aimed at cementing good relationships between the Department of Defence (DOD), South African Defence Industry (SADI), Government and all other stakeholders. However, the highlight for this year’s event is the formation of the South African Defence Industry Commission.

Directorate Defence Industry Governance (DDIG) is responsible for Industry Governance and is mandated to ensure the hosting of the event in cooperation with AMD (South African Aerospace Maritime (AMD), Defence Industries Association and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

You are cordially invited to send a journalist and a cameraperson or / photographer to cover the event.

Trevor Xola Mketi
Tel: 012 3555 786
Cell: 084 505 3639

Major Hezekiel Cele
Tel: 012 355 6388
Cell: 082 900 2332

Issued by: Department of Defence