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Broadway Sweets Factory visit | 9 June 2016

The pictures show Minister Patel ‎being shown the sweet-making process by workers and talking to workers in the factory.

Minister Ebrahim Patel visited Broadway Sweets to engage young workers on development issues.
The factory manufactures sweets and is owned by a black industrialist.

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Minister Patel ‎was shown the sweet-making process by the workers in the factory.

View a selection of photos from the Minister's visit on EDD's FlickR page.

Budget Vote Speech | 21 April 2016

Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, delivered his Budget Vote Speech to the National Assembly

Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, delivered his Budget Vote Speech to the National Assembly on Thursday, 21 April 2016, at 2pm in the New Assembly Chamber. A media briefing was held prior to the speech at 1pm at the Imbizo Centre.

An exhibition showcasing locally-produced products was on display at the New Assembly Courtyard.

Watch the entire Budget Vote Speech and debates on YouTube here.

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Broadway Sweets Factory vist | 9 June 2016
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