President Kgalema Motlanthe expresses a wish for a speedy recovery to the Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai.
Pretoria- South African President and Chairperson of SADC, President Kgalema Motlanthe, Today Friday 06 March 2009 on Behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, SADC as well as on his own behalf express a wish for a speedy recovery to Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai.
Prime Minister Tsvangarai was involved in a car accident on Friday on his way to his home town where he was expected to address a rally on Saturday.
In this regard, President Motlanthe said “the Government and people of South Africa and indeed those of the rest of the SADC region were shocked to learn of the accident involving Your Excellency the Prime Minister and your wife Suzan”
“The thoughts and prayers of the people of South Africa and SADC region are with you while wishing you a speedy recovery to enable you to resume your national responsibilities as Prime Minister to assist the people of Zimbabwe in their endeavour towards national reconciliation and economic recovery” concluded President Motlanthe.
Issued by Ronnie Mamoepa
At 082 990 4853
Department of Foreign Affairs
Private Bag X152
06 March 2009