President sends Tourism Minister to Monaco Wedding
President Jacob Zuma has asked the Minister of Tourism, Mr Marthinus van Schalkwyk, to represent him at the wedding of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and Ms Charlene Wittstock of Benoni, South Africa, which is to take place on the 2nd of July.
The President will not be able to attend the wedding due to the 17th African Union assembly session that is taking place in Equatorial Guinea and other matters of State.
On behalf of Government and the people of South Africa, the President wishes the couple well with their nuptials and their life together as man and wife, and extends good wishes to Ms Wittstock in particular, as she prepares to assume royal responsibilities.
For further information please contact Mr. Clayson Monyela spokesperson for DIRCO on 082 884 5974
Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
01 July 2011