President Motlanthe to hold Discussions with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, 24 - 26 February 2009

Pretoria – President Kgalema Motlanthe will host the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki-Moon from 24-26 February 2009 in Pretoria.

Tuesday, 24 February

16h00 Arrival of media for Photo opportunity on Arrival of Mr Ban Ki-Moon at O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA)

Venue: State Protocol Lounge
Oliver Tambo International Airport

(Parking at own cost)

17h45 Arrival of Mr Ban Ki-Moon and photo opportunity (Pool arrangements to apply)


Wednesday, 25 February

Photo opportunity

08h00 Arrival of media for photo opportunity ahead of commencement of meeting between President Motlanthe and Mr Ban Ki-Moon

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

(Please present press cards)

08h55 Photo opportunity (Pool arrangements to apply)

10h00 Arrival of media for a joint press conference between President Motlanthe and Mr Ban Ki-Moon

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

(Please present press cards)

11h10 Joint press conference between President Motlanthe and Mr Ban Ki-Moon



Thursday, 26 February

Press conference at OR Tambo International Airport          TBC

Media wishing to cover the visit are requested to forward details for accreditation to mpolokengp@foreign.gov.za and masangod@foreign.gov.za by 13h00 on Tuesday 24 February 2009.  Details required:

  • Name
  • Media House
  • RSA Identity/Passport №

Members of the media will have to present the following documentation for accreditation:

  • South African Identity Document or Passport
  • Press card or letter from the Editor

Media without the required documentation will not be accredited.

Unaccredited media will not have access to the venues.

For more information contact:   Nomfanelo Kota on 082 459 3787
David Masango on 084 502 2830

Issued by the Department of Foreign Affairs

Private Bag X152
Pretoria
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24 February 2009

 

 



 

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