The 2017 State of the Province Address
What is the State of the Province Address (SoPA)?
- The State of the Province Address is a speech made by the Premier or provincial head.
- The event usually marks the official opening of the Provincial Parliament.
- The speech is delivered in front of members of the provincial executive, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Secretary.
Provincial Strategic Plan (PSP)
The State of the Province address will be an opportunity for citizens to get an update regarding the achievement of our vision of an open opportunity society for all as set out in the Western Cape's PSP which outlines the 5 Provincial Strategic Goals (PSGs).
Where can I access Premier Helen Zille's speech?
- Read Premier Helen Zille's full 2017 State of the Province Address.
- Watch highlights from the 2017 State of the Province Address.
- Read key extracts highlighted in the Premier's speech.
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