Media Advisory

27 August 2013

President Zuma to receive the President of Săo Tomé and Príncipe

President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South is scheduled to receive President Manuel Pinto Da Costa of the Democratic Republic of Săo Tomé and Príncipe on a State Visit to South Africa.

All media are invited as follows:

Thursday, 29 August 2013

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

09:55 President Pinto Da Costa arrives at the Union Buildings and is welcomed by President Zuma (Photo opportunity)

10:00-10:20 Welcome Ceremony

10:30-10:35 Official Photo Opportunity

10:40-10:55 Tête-à-tête between President Zuma and President Pinto Da Costa

10:40 Official Talks

Photo Opportunity 

Order of Proceedings:

  • Opening and welcome remarks by President Zuma
  • Remarks by President Pinto Da Costa
  • Media in attendance take leave

12:15-12:35 Press Conference

Order of Proceedings:

  • The Programme Director invites President Zuma to deliver remarks
  • Remarks by President Zuma
  • The Programme Director invites President Pinto Da Costato deliver remarks
  • Remarks by President Pinto Da Costa
  • Questions and Answers (2 Questions)

12:40 President Pinto Da Costa and delegation accompanied by a Minister in attendance depart for Freedom Park

13:05-13:45 Wreath Laying Ceremony and guided tour of Freedom Park

Order of Proceedings:

  • Tour of Galleries of Leaders
  • Drive through the Wall of Names on golf carts
  • President Zuma and President Pinto Da Costaare conducted to Isivivane for Wreath Laying
  • Laying of a Wreath by President Pinto Da Costaon Isivivane
  • Moment of Silence
  • Signing of a Guest Book
  • Photo Opportunity with staff members

Media in attendance

16:00 – 16:30 Courtesy call on President Pinto Da Costa by Deputy President Motlanthe (Photo opportunity)

ACCREDITATION IS MANDATORY THEREFORE MEMBERS OF MEDIA MUST SEND
NAMES, ID NUMBERS BEFORE 14H00, 28 AUGUST 2013 TO JUANIQUE BOWMAN, 076 311 0386 / bowmanj@dirco.gov.za

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

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