Media Programme for the Official Visit to South Africa by Vice President of the Presidium of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Yang Hyong Sop, Wednesday, 16 - Sunday, 20 March 2005

Wednesday, 16 March 2005

Arrival of Vice President of the Presidium of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Thursday, 17 March 2005

10:15 Arrival of media for official welcome ceremony on arrival of Vice President Yang Hyong Sop ahead of bilateral discussions with Deputy President Jacob Zuma

(please present media cards on arrival)

Venue: West Wing, Union Buildings
Pretoria

Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Zanele Mngadi on 082 781 9332

11:00 Arrival of Vice President Yang Hyong Sop at the Union Buildings

To be received by Deputy President Jacob Zuma

Official welcome ceremony

Media in attendance

11:10 Bilateral discussions between Deputy President Jacob Zuma and Vice President Yang Hyong Sop

11:30 Arrival of media for signing ceremony and press conference on conclusion of bilateral discussions between Deputy President Jacob Zuma and Vice President Yang Hyong Sop

(please present media cards on arrival)

Venue: Media Centre
West Wing, Union Buildings
Pretoria

Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Zanele Mngadi on 082 781 9332

12:15 Signing Ceremony (Agreement for Regular Diplomatic Consultation between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

Press Conference

13:30 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit MINTEK

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661

18:30 Arrival of media for remarks by Deputy President Jacob Zuma and Vice President Yang Hyong Sop ahead of official dinner hosted by Deputy President Zuma in honour of Vice President Yang Hyong Sop

Venue: Presidential Guesthouse
Bryntirion Estate
(Enter through Gate 9 on Church Street)
Pretoria

Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Zanele Mngadi on 082 781 9332

19:00 Dinner hosted by Deputy President Jacob Zuma in honour of Vice President Yang Hyong Sop

Media in attendance for toasts


Friday, 18 March 2005

09:00 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit CSIR

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661

11:30 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit Premier Mines, Cullinan

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661


Saturday, 19 March 2005

09:00 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit the Apartheid Museum

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661

11:30 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit the Hector Peterson Memorial

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661

13:00 Vice President Yang Hyong Sop to visit the home of former President Nelson Mandela in Soweto

Contact: Mr Lee on 012 991 8661


Sunday, 20 March 2005

Departure of Vice President Yang Hyong Sop and delegation from South Africa

For further information contact

  • Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
  • Zanele Mngadi on 082 781 9332

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15 March 2005


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