State Visit by President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of Tanzania to the Republic of South Africa

South African President, HE Jacob Zuma will receive President of Tanzania, HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete on a State Visit to the Republic of South Africa.

RSVP: Media Liaison,

Nthabiseng Ramatshela on ramatshelan@dirco.gov.za / 082 675 0893
Nomfundo Mcetywa on 072 588 4548 / nomfundo@po.gov.za

Media without accreditation will not be allowed

Media Programme

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

08:30 Members of the media arrive at the Union Buildings

09:05 The Guard of Honour and the Military Band take up positions  

09:25 President and Mrs Kikwete arrive at the Union Buildings and are welcomed by President and Mrs Zuma.

Photo Opportunity

09:45-09:50 Official Photo Opportunity

  • First photo opportunity for President Zuma and President  Kikwete
  • Second photo opportunity for President Zuma, President Kikwete  and Spouses   

09:50-10:05 Tête-à-tête between President Zuma and President Kikwete

Photo Opportunity- (pull arrangement system to apply)

10:10-11:10 Official Talks

Photo Opportunity

Order of Proceedings:

  • Opening and welcome remarks by President  Zuma
  • Remarks by President Kikwete

 Media takes leave

11:20-11:30 Signing Ceremony

Media in attendance

Order of Proceedings:

Bi-National Commission Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania

  • to be signed by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane

Bilateral Air Service Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania

  • To be signed by Minister Ndebele

Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their Customs administrations between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and The United Republic of Tanzania    

  • To be signed by Minister Gordhan

Agreement on cooperation in the field of Arts and Culture between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and The United Republic of Tanzania  

  • To be signed by Minister Mashatile

MoU on cooperation in the field of Agriculture between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and The United Republic of Tanzania

  • to be signed by Minister Joemat-Pettersson

MoU on cooperation in transport related matters between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and The United Republic of Tanzania

  • To be signed by Minister Ndebele

11:30-11:45 Press Conference

11:52 President Zuma arrives at Freedom Park, received by Minister Mashatile and Executive Mayor Ramokgopa

Photo Opportunity

11:55 President and Mrs Kikwete arrive at Freedom Park, received by President and Mrs Zuma through a Silent Guard of Honour

Photo Opportunity

12:00-12:45 Wreath Laying Ceremony and guided tour of Freedom Park

Media in attendance

12:45 President Zuma and President Kikwete accompanied by Minister Mbalula depart for the Royal Elephant Hotel, Eldoraigne

Photo Opportunity

13:00-14:00 Business Forum Luncheon

Order of Proceedings

  • Welcome remarks by Minister Davies, Programme Director
  • Address by President Zuma
  • Address by President Kikwete
  • Closing remarks by Minister Davies

Contact person: Sidwell Medupe on 079 492 1774

Media in attendance

16:00-16:20 Courtesy call on President Kikwete by Deputy President Motlanthe at the Waterkloof Guest House

Photo Opportunity

Contact person: Matome Bopape on 082 3185251

18:00 Members of the Official Media depart for the Presidential Guesthouse

18:45 President and Mrs Kikwete accompanied by Minister Mbalula depart for the Presidential Guesthouse

18:50 President and Mrs Kikwete Arrives and received by President and Mrs Zuma

Photo opportunity

19:00-21:00 State Banquet hosted by President and Mrs Zuma in honour of President and Mrs Kikwete

  • Toast Remarks by President Zuma (five minutes)
  • Deputy Minister Fransman invites President Kikwete to deliver Toast Remarks
  • Toast Remarks by President Kikwete (five minutes)

Media takes leave

End of Media Programme



Wednesday, 20 July 2011- Cape Town

10:50 President, Mrs Kikwete and delegation accompanied by Minister Mbalula depart for Robben Island

11:05-12:00 Guided tour of Robben Island

Media in attendance

End of Media Programme

Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
OR Tambo Building
Pretoria

14 July 2011

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