Minister Dlamini Zuma to Conclude Visit to the UN General Assembly
ahead of Bilateral Visit to the Bahamas
New York-South African Minister
of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will later today, Tuesday 20 September
2005, wind her visit to New York, where she is leading the South African Government
delegation to the 60th Session of the UN General Assembly, ahead of her scheduled
bilateral visit to Bahamas.
Minister Dlamini Zuma was part of a delegation
lead by President Thabo Mbeki to the UN Millennium Review Summit and the 60th
Session of the UN General Assembly to deliberate upon progress made in the implementation
of the millennium development goals and the comprehensive reform of the UN.
Minister Dlamini Zuma, supported by Ambassador George Nene and Basso Sangqu will
later today, hold a last bilateral discussions with her British counterpart, Foreign
Secretary Jack Straw; Dr. Javier Solana the EU's High Representative for Common
Foreign and Security Policy; Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail and
the Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmad Walid Sayd Ahmad.
bilateral discussions followed outcomes at both the Millennium Review Summit and
the 60th Session of the UN General Assembly. In addition, Minister Dlamini Zuma
will attend the last session of the Non-Aligned Movement Ministerial meeting also
to discuss the outcome of the Summits.
In Bahamas, Minister Dlamini Zuma
will lead the South African Government delegation to the joint SA-Bahamas Bilateral
Commission beginning on Friday 23 September 2005, aimed at consolidating political,
economic and trade relations between South Africa and Bahamas.
Ronnie Mamoepa at + 27 -82-990-4853
C/O South Africa Mission-New York