There will be a huge massive economic boost which is expected to be booming in Pretoria, South Africa, as the Enlightened Christian Gathering church for the first time opens in 2019, initiating with international visitors program this Saturday.
Multitude amounts of people are anticipated from all over the world, bringing in huge foreign currency, that initiates activity across all the economic sectors. The church has an often arrival of million tourists every year, providing livelihood to thousands of families in Pretoria, associating with the professions belonging to hawkers, vendors, security guards, car cleaners and other self-employment as well. Tourism has come up with a statement claiming that over 20%of ECG visitors are using commercial accommodation, bringing in huge revenues for businesses in Pretoria. It also has an additional 60% added for using lodges and local transport.
Usually, when there are postponements in the ECG church services, there is an intense amount of frustration witnessed in the local taxi bosses. The claims made by one of the taxi bosses named ThatoMulalo: “When the church is open on Monday, Friday and Sundays, business is good for us. We make thousands of rands and make more money from ECG in that one week than we do in three months of normal driving.”,
The church also spends over a million amount of money over the Pretoria showgrounds, bringing and adding much revenue for the city. It is always estimated to bring around nearly R20 billion rands into the South African economy through its contributory services.
The services in the ECG resume once again with the International Vistors program.