Ramaphosa to appoint a presidential economic advisory council

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: ESA ALEXANDER
President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: ESA ALEXANDER

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in his state of the nation address on Friday that he will be appointing a presidential economic advisory council.

The aim of the council would be to ensure greater coherence and consistency in the implementation of economic policy and to ensure that government is better equipped to respond to changing economic circumstances.

Ramaphosa said he would draw members of the council from labour‚ business‚ civil society and academia.

Newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the state of the nation address on February 16 2018.

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