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Mashatile to address Smarter Mobility Africa conference

Deputy President Paul Mashatile will on Monday deliver the keynote address at the Smarter Mobility Africa (SMA) Conference Gala Dinner, to be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.

The SMA Conference, now in its fifth year, is scheduled to take place during October Transport Month and Africa Mobility Month from 1 - 4 October 2023.

Held under the theme, ‘Sakhile - Growing Gauteng Together through Smart Mobility’, the SMA conference drives forward the message that integrated smarter mobility is key to growing the economy and creating good jobs, increasing equality, protecting the environment and improving public health.

The event will bring together industry experts and policy makers from across the world and cities from across Africa, and provide a platform for innovators to showcase their solutions and ideas to organisations searching for mobility solutions.

It will also discuss and advance the latest trends and innovations in mobility as well as the role that transport plays in achieving 2030 goals, and Gauteng Provinces' dedication to advancing the ease of movement of people and goods.

A wide range of themes to integrate mobility including Micro mobility, Public Transport, New Energy Vehicles and Battery Technology, Mobility as a Service, and Smarter Fleets will also be discussed at the conference.

The Deputy President will be joined by the Premier of Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng MEC for Transport and Logistics Kedibone Diale-Tlabela and senior government officials.

Source: South African Government News Agency