Media Programme for Official Visit to South Africa by British Prime Minister Tony Blair Thursday 31 May - Friday 1 June 2007

Friday 1 June 2007

09h00 Arrival of media ahead of official welcoming ceremony in honour of Prime Minister Tony Blair
Venue : Amphitheatre Union Buildings
Pretoria
(Media to arrive through Government Avenue)
(Please present press cards)
Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Ntabiseng Rantau on 082 570 5503

10h00 Arrival of Prime Minister Blair

To be received by President Thabo Mbeki

Media in attendance

Bilateral discussions between President Thabo Mbeki and Prime Minister Blair

10h30 Arrival of media ahead of joint press conference by President Thabo Mbeki and Prime Minister Blair
Venue : Union Buildings
Pretoria
(Media to arrive through Government Avenue)
(Please present press cards)
Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Ntabiseng Rantau on 082 570 5503

11h30 Joint press conference

12h00 Media arrive for photo opportunity and toast remarks during Official Luncheon hosted by President Thabo Mbeki in honour of Prime Minister Blair
Venue : Presidential Guesthouse
Bryntirion Estate
Church Street
(Enter through Gate 9)
Pretoria
(Please present press cards)
Contact: Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
David Hlabane on 082 561 9428

12h40 Official luncheon hosted by President Thabo Mbeki in honour of Prime Minister Blair

Media in attendance for photo opportunity and toast remarks

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For further information contact Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587

Issued by Department of Foreign Affairs
Private Bag X152
Pretoria
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30 May 2007

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