Restaurant association gets feedback from Ramaphosa’s camp

Restaurant association gets feedback from Ramaphosa’s camp

The Presidency has acknowledged a memorandum sent by the Restaurant Association of South Africa for alcohol to be allowed to be sold in restaurants again.

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RASA's legal representative, Ashton Naidoo says they received a response this morning - telling them the President is looking into the matter.

Yesterday  - the tourism sector held demonstrations in different parts of the country - to highlight the impact the lockdown has had on businesses.

Naidoo says they're hoping to take matters further with the President. 

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"The protest was a success. Part of that, we received a response from the state attorney who represents the president. 

They advised us they have acknowledged receipt of the letter. 

"In the interim, my client expressed that I address the letter to the state attorney, requesting a meeting with the president so that they can voice their concernsas well as put proposals forward as they see on how we can reopen the restaurants."

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