Media Statement: US First Lady to Visit South Africa
03 June 2011
The South African Government welcomes the announcement of the visit to South Africa by the First Lady of the United States of America, Mrs Michelle Obama later this month.
The First Lady's visit will further enhance the already close ties between South Africa and the United States of America. The First Lady's visit will coincide with Youth Month in South Africa, and is expected to enhance people-to-people relations and in particular those between women and the youth in the two countries.
South Africa looks forward to hosting this historic visit by the First Lady of the USA.
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
02 June 2011