Minister Dlamini Zuma to pay Courtesy Call on President of Niger
Mamadou Tandja ahead of Visit ot Germany
Niamey - South African Foreign
Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will today Thursday 6 July 2006 pay a courtesy
call on the President of Niger, Pres Mamadou Tandja in Niamey Niger.
Dlamini Zuma was part of a South African government delegation led by President
Thabo Mbeki on a state visit to Niger to consolidate political and economic bilateral
relations with the West African country within the context of consolidation the
African Developmental Agenda.
Upon completion of the State visit by President
Thabo Mbeki on 5 July 2006, Minister Dlamini Zuma was directed by President Thabo
Mbeki to remain behind in Niger to finalise discussions with President Mamadou
On conclusion of the visit Niger today Minister Dlamini Zuma will
proceed to Germany ahead of the official visit and the unveiling of the 2010 World
Cup Emblem by President Thabo Mbeki. The President Mbeki's delegation to Germany
will also expected to include Mrs Zanele Mbeki, Ministers Makhenkesi Stofile and
Sidney Mufamadi and is scheduled for 7 to 9 July 2006. President Thabo Mbeki is
expected in Germany on Friday 7 July 2006.
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa at 082-990-4853
of Foreign Affairs
6 July 2006