Black Business Council decries lack of permanent leadership at ministry
Lobby group says minister Ebrahim Patel does not appreciate department of trade & industry’s importance in the economy
The lack of urgency by trade, industry & competition minister Ebrahim Patel to appoint a permanent director-general (DG) in the department is hindering service delivery and is bordering on poor corporate governance, says Black Business Council (BBC) CEO Kganki Matabane.
The government is often accused of moving slowly and poorly implementing trade policy. The BBC says not having permanent leadership in the department, particularly a DG, is part of the problem...
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