Media Programme for Official Visit to South Africa by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov, Saturday 17 - Monday 19 March 2007

Saturday, 17 March 2007

Arrival of media for photo opportunity on arrival of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

Venue : VIP Lounge
Cape Town International Airport
Cape Town
(Please present press cards)
(Parking for own cost)

Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587

Arrival of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

Media in attendance for photo opportunity

Monday, 19 March 2007

09h00 Arrival of media ahead of official welcoming ceremony in honour of Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

Venue : Union Buildings Amphitheatre
Pretoria
(Please present press cards)
(Media to arrive through Government Avenue)

Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
David Hlabane on 082 561 9428

10h00 Arrival of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

To be received by Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Media in attendance

Bilateral discussions between Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka and Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

11h00 Arrival of media ahead of joint press conference by Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka and Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

Venue : Union Buildings Amphitheatre
Pretoria
(Please present press cards)
(Media to arrive through Government Avenue)
Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
David Hlabane on 082 561 9428

11h55 Signing of Agreements
Joint press conference

12h00 Media arrive for photo opportunity ahead of courtesy call by Prime Minister Fradkov on President Thabo Mbeki

Venue : West Wing Union Buildings
Pretoria
(Parking on Government Avenue)
(Please present press cards)
(Please RSVP)
Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
David Hlabane on 082 561 9428

12h30 Courtesy call by Prime Minister Fradkov on President Thabo Mbeki

Photo opportunity

12h45 Media arrive for photo opportunity ahead of official luncheon hosted by Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka in honour of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov
Venue : Presidential Guesthouse
Bryntirion Estate
Church Street
(Enter through Gate 9)
Pretoria
(Please present press cards)
(Please RSVP)
Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
David Hlabane on 082 561 9428

13h15 Official luncheon hosted by Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka in honour of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov

Media in attendance for photo opportunity and toast remarks

15h00 Media arrive ahead of South Africa - Russian Business Council Meeting
Venue : Irene Country Lodge
Nellmapius Drive
Irene
Centurion
Pretoria
(Please present press cards)
(Please RSVP)
Contact : Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587
Palesa Rachidi on 083 285 5972

16h00 Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka and Prime Minister Fradkov to address South Africa - Russian Business Council meeting

Order of proceedings:

  • Opening remarks by the Programme Director
  • Remarks by Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka
  • Remarks by Prime Minister Fradkov


For further information contact Manusha Pillai on 082 389 3587

Issued by Department of Foreign Affairs
Private Bag X152
Pretoria
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18 March 2007

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