Incoming State Visit by His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of the Republic of Botswana to the Republic of South Africa

Pretoria – South African President Jacob Zuma will receive His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of the Republic of Botswana to the Republic of South Africa.

Media is invited as follows:

DATE: 05 October 2010

Media Programme

07:30: Members of the media arrive at the Union Buildings

08:55: President Khama arrives at the Union Buildings

Photo Opportunity

09:00- 09:30:  Welcome Ceremony

09:40: Official Photo Opportunity

10:30- 11:00: Bilateral meeting

Opening and Welcome remarks by President Zuma

Remarks by President Khama

Media in attendance

 11:10-11:45: Press Conference (Media Centre)

Remarks by President Zuma

Remarks by President Khama

Questions and Answers

11:50: Members of the media arrive at the Presidential Guesthouse for official lunch hosted by President Zuma in honour of President Khama (Gate 9 must be used)

12:15: Arrival of President Khama at the Presidential Guest house

Photo Opportunity

12:30-13:30: Toast Remarks by President Zuma

Toast Remarks by President Khama

Media takes leave

14:00: Members of the media arrive at Freedom Park

14:30: Arrival of President Khama at Freedom Park

Order of Proceedings

President Zuma and President Khama are conducted to Isivivane

Moment of Silence

Laying of a wreath by President Khama on Isivivane through a Silent    Guard of Honour

Guided Tour of Freedom Park

Media in attendance

End of Media Programme 

For RSVP: Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893/ ramatshelan@dirco.gov.za.

For further information please contact Chief Director for Public Diplomacy, Saul Kgomotso Molobi on 082 940 1647/ molobis@dirco.gov.za  

Issued by Department of International Relations and Cooperation
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria

30 September 2010


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