Welcome to Mpumalanga Economic Development & Tourism

Ms Nompumelelo Hlope (MPL)
MEC: Finance, Economic
Development and Tourism

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism was formed after the split of the then Department of Finance and Economic Affairs in 2005. We are the premier Department tasked with the responsibility to drive all economic development and planning initiatives in the province.

The Department provides oversight role on the work of three agencies which are: Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA), Mpumalanga Economic Regulator (MER) and Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA).