His Worship, the Mayor, Cllr James Nxumalo invites the media to Mayoral reception of delegates attending the BRICS 2nd Urbsanisation Forum and 3rd Friendship Cities and Local Government Cooperation Forum.

The delegates, who are representatives of cities from around the world, will discuss how cities can deal with rapid urbanisation, share best practice and knowledge. The meetings will be held under the theme “Towards sustainable urbanisation”. The thematic issues focus on building productive and sustainable urban economies; livelihood survival strategies in urban environments; creating inclusive urban spaces; decentralisation of powers and functions as well as the spatial and economic interface.
The Mayoral reception will be held as follows:

DATE: 26 November 2013
TIME: 18h00
VENUE: Ushaka Marine World Aquarium

For more information contact the Municipal Spokesperson, Mr. Thabo Mofokeng, on 031 311 4820 or 082 731 7456 or e-mail thabo1.mofokeng@durban.gov.za
Issued by eThekwini Municipality Communications Unit contact Sohana Singh on
083 3090 207 or email: Sohana.Singh@durban.gov.za