The Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour, Ms Boitumelo Moloi, has re-iterated the country’s commitment to supporting efforts of BRICS member states to eradicate poverty, support job creation as part of creating the decent work agenda.
The Deputy Minister was speaking at a gala dinner where she hosted the BRICS member states at the end of the four-day Employment Working Group Meeting at Mulderdrift, near Johannesburg.
The BRICS member states are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
“Through our collective efforts, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our people, particularly in the areas of growing our economies, employment, job creation, and decent work,” said the Deputy Minister.
“We are committed to building on the progress that we have made during this first meeting, and we look forward to continuing our work towards achieving the goals set out in our joint action plan,” said Ms Moloi.
Ms Moloi said the BRICS member states’ commitment to working with South Africa towards common goals has been “unwavering”, and the multi-national partnership continues to “inspire”.
“Your presence here has been invaluable, and your contributions have enriched our discussions and helped us to achieve our objectives. The knowledge, expertise, and diverse perspectives you have brought to the table have been truly remarkable,” the Deputy Minister told BRICS member states delegation.
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Issued by: Department of Employment and Labour