Media Advisory

17 May 2013

The President of the Republic of South Africa H.E. Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, will receive the Governor General of Canada, H.E. Mr. David Johnston, for a State Visit to South Africa on 21 May 2013. This will be Governor General Johnston’s first visit to the Republic of South Africa. The purpose of the State Visit is to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date:              Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Venue:           Tuynhuys, Cape Town


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

07:30    Members of the Media arrive at Tuynhuys   
08:55    Governor General and Mrs Johnston arrive at the main entrance of Tuynhuys and are welcomed by President and Mrs Zuma   

    Photo Opportunity

09:00-09:20 Welcome Ceremony

Media in attendance

09:35-09:50         Tête-à-tête between President Zuma and Governor General Johnston

                          Photo opportunity

10:00-11:00         Official Talks  

  • Photo opportunity

11:10    President Zuma and Governor General Johnston are conducted to the Media Centre  
11:15-11:25         Press Conference

          Order of Proceedings:

•             The Programme Director invites President Zuma to deliver remarks
•             Remarks by President Zuma
•             The Programme Director invites Governor General Johnston to deliver remarks
•             Remarks by Governor General Johnston

RSVP: Media wishing to cover the event must please send their full names,  ID/passport, media house, designation and contact numbers to Ms Nomfundo Mcetywa  and Khutjo Sebata at

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

Issued by
The Presidency





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