LIVESTREAM: Ramaphosa chairs Presidential Economic Advisory Council meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa will chair the very first meeting of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council on Wednesday in Cape Town.

Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa will chair the very first meeting of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council on Wednesday in Cape Town.

The  Advisory Council will be meeting for the first time.

The eighteen-member council has a three-year term to advise on how to best implement economic policies.

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The panel will advise the President on how to turn the ailing economy around.

Economist Makwe Masilela says there is growing consensus in the ANC on economic principles.

He says this will make it easier to implement the council’s recommendations.