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Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe target $229 892,25 to hold conference

by Stephen Jakes
08 May 2017 at 06:58hrs | Views
Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe is required to raise about $102 795 meant to fund their holding of conference scheduled for Harare from August 8 to 10 this year.

According to latest council minutes, the Town Clerk reported that the Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe stated that the LOGIC Organising Committee at its meeting of 10 March 2017 held at the UCAZ Boardroom, agreed among other things that the dates for the conference be from 08-10 August 2017.

"The venue for the meeting will be the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). In order to secure the venue and meeting other operating costs, your Council is required to make a payment of $9 345 to cover the deposit of $102 795 required to secure the venue and meeting other initial operating costs," reads the minutes.

"This is part of the total operating budget of $229 892,25 required to successfully host the conference. The organising committee expects to raise the balance of the operating budget through various fundraising efforts. The success of the LOGIC hinges on securing the venue through making the initial commitment. The procurement of services and materials need to be done well in time before the date of the conference."

The minutes states that the payment should be made into the following UCAZ Conference Account. Name : Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe Bank : Stanbic, Branch : Minerva, Account No. : 9140001620559, Payment must be made by 30 April 2017.

Source - Byo24News