Whereabouts of President of Madagascar, Mr Marc Ravalomanana, in South Africa; and when will he return to Madagascar to participate in the Presidential elections
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: 3288 (NW4179E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 41-2012 OF 16 NOVEMBER 2012
MR N KOORNHOF (COPE) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:
Whether former President of Madagascar, Mr Marc Ravalomanana, is still in South Africa; if not why not; if so, when will he return to Madagascar to participate in the Presidential elections?
Yes, former President Marc Ravalomanana of Madagascar is still in South Africa. The date of his return is under negotiation by the SADC Organ Troika and SADC mediation team, in consultation with the relevant Malagasy stakeholders, in keeping with the implementation of the SADC Roadmap.