WEDNESDAY, 23 FEBRUARY 2022
GOODHOPE CHAMBER, PARLIAMENT AND VIRTUAL PLATFORM
Parliament, Thursday, 17 February 2022 – The Minister of Finance Mr Enoch Gondwana will on Wednesday, 23 February 2022 deliver his budget speech to members of the National Assembly.
The Budget Speech, which is preceded by the State of the Nation Address, will provide details of spending and make proposals about how the priorities outlined in the President’s State of the Nation Address will be funded. The Budget will also outline the funds to be allocated to different spheres of government, departments and state entities.
Minister Godongwana is also scheduled to introduce the Appropriation Bill and to table the Division of Revenue Bill to Parliament.
Media, including photographers, who wish to be in the Goodhope Chamber to cover the Budget Speech must send their details to Masego Dlula (email@example.com), by 12:00 on 20 February. Details required are: Full name, name of the media house, cell phone number and ID number or passport number).
In line with COVID-19 regulations, only a limited number of media will be allowed – on a first come first served basis – and accredited to be in the Goodhope Chamber on Wednesday. These media will be drawn from media reporting on the Budget Speech and media with offices in the parliamentary precinct. Please be aware that everybody wishing to enter the parliamentary precinct must undergo mandatory COVID-19 screening before being allowed access.
Media wishing to cover the sitting on the virtual platform should send their cellphone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communications Services WhatsApp Group. Media must send these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).
Minister Godongwana’s 2022 Budget Speech will be broadcast live on Parliament’s DSTV Channel 408, live streamed on Parliament’s website and Parliament social media platforms, including Parliament’s YouTube Channel. Parliament will also provide live feeds to broadcasters.
Members of the public can follow the Budget Speech and other parliamentary sittings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), through live stream on Parliament’s website, Parliament’s YouTube channel and Twitter page, on the links below.
You can subscribe to Parliament’s YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.
NB: Registration for the Budget media lock-ups has closed.
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