Deputy President Jacob Zuma to Visit Burundi
Jacob Zuma is to travel to Burundi on Tuesday, 25 January to meet with political
parties and other key stakeholders.
The visit follows the meeting the Deputy
President had in Uganda on Monday 17 January with President Yoweri Museveni of
Uganda, who is the chairperson of the Great Lakes Regional Initiative on Burundi,
and President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, the Deputy Chairperson of the Initiative.
The meetings are expected to focus on the pending elections, the interim
Constitution and other issues that will lead to the ushering in of democracy,
peace and stability in Burundi.
Enquiries: Lakela Kaunda
082 782 2575
Issued by: The Presidency
21 January 2005