Media Advisory on Credentials Ceremony
Mbeki will Friday afternoon, July 29, 14H00, receive Letters of Credence from
three high commissioners and an ambassador designate at the Presidential Guesthouse
in Pretoria. The event is open to members of the media.
The ambassador and
high commissioners to be received are the following:
1. Ambassador Ondongui-Bonnard
- Republic of Gabon;
2. High Commissioner PNM Mswane - Kingdom of Swaziland;
3. High Commissioner S Pal - Republic of India; and
4. High Commissioner
N Haider - Republic of Bangladesh.
The ceremony is not only meant to officially
accredit ambassadors/high Commissioners appointed to represent their respective
countries in South Africa. It also provides an opportunity for countries to consolidate
and strengthen bilateral relations.
Details are as follows:
Venue: Presidential Guesthouse
Arrival time for
participating journalists: 13H15.
Please use Gate 9 and kindly bring along
press cards for access purposes.
RSVP by Thursday, July 28, 13H00, by calling
Lindy Cele on 012 300 5437.
Enquiries: David Hlabane on 082 561 9428 or Brenda
Nkosi on 082 770 2369.
Issued by The Presidenc
27 July 2005