Media Advisory

05 November 2012

State Visit by the President of the Republic of Namibia

The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, will receive the President of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Mr Hifikepunye Pohamba, on a State Visit to the Republic of South Africa.

All media are invited as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Venue: Tuynhuys, Cape Town

Time: 09:00 (Media to arrive at 07:30)

09:00-09:15 -- Welcome Ceremony

11:30-12:30 -- Signing Ceremony and Joint Press Conference (Media Centre, Tuynhuys)

Order of Proceedings:

Signing Ceremony

  • Acting Chief of Protocol announces Agreements to be signed
  • Signatories take up their Designated Seats
  • Signing of an Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding
  • Signatories exchange documents in front of table

Press Conference

  • Remarks by President Zuma (3 min)
  • Remarks by President Pohamba (3 min)
  • Q & A (2 questions per Principal)

14:00-14:30 -- Address by President Pohamba to the Parliament of South Africa

Media wishing to cover the event must send their full names,  ID/passport, media house, designation and contact numbers to Ms Laoura Lazouras 083 564 2024 /<> and Ms Nomfundo Mcetywa 072 588 4548 /<>

For general enquiries kindly contact Mr Nelson Kgwete on 082 884 5974

Issued by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road





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