Media Alert

16 October 2013

Deputy President Motlanthe to host Polish Prime Minister

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is scheduled to host the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, His Excellency Donald Franciszek Tusk, who will be in South Africa on an Official Visit between 16-19 October 2013.

The media are invited as follows:

Thursday, 17 October 2013

PART I: SEFAKO MAKGATHO PRESIDENTIAL GUESTHOUSE, PRETORIA

07:30 Members of the media arrive at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria.

08:45 Arrival of Prime Minister Tusk at Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse (Photo Opportunity)

09:30 Official Meeting (photo opportunity)

11:40 Signing ceremony followed by a Press Conference

RSVPs: Ms Juanique Bowman, BowmanJ@dirco.gov.za

PART II: SOUTH AFRICA-POLAND BUSINESS FORUM, GALLAGHER ESTATE, HALL 5

12:30-13:30 Business Forum

Order of proceedings:

  • Welcome remarks by Dr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry
  • Remarks by Ms Nomaxabiso Majokweni, CEO OF Business Unity South Africa
  • Remarks by Mr Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, President of Economic Council at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister
  • Remarks by H.E Mr Kilion Munyama, Member of the Parliament
  • Remarks by Mr Xolani Qubeka, CEO of the Black Business Council
  • Undersecretary of State Ms Antoniszyn-Klik introduces Prime Minister Tusk
  • Remarks by Prime Minister Tusk
  • Minister Davies introduces Deputy President Motlanthe
  • Remarks by Deputy President Motlanthe
  • Signing of the MOU between TISA and Palilz
  • Vote of thanks by Minister Davies

RSVPs: Ms Malentsoe Tshabalala, mtshabalala@thedti.gov.za/ 079 691 8529 

Friday, 18 October 2013

PART III: PARLIAMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA, CAPE TOWN

10:00-10:30 Meeting between Prime Minister Tusk and Mr Max Sisulu, Speaker of the National Assembly (photo opportunity)

RSVPs: Mr Modise Kabeli, mkabeli@parliament.gov.za / 082 077 4682

NB: All media wishing to cover the events are expected to RSVP with the undersigned by furnishing the following details: Full Names, ID/Passport number, name of media house, designation and contact details.

Members of the media are also requested to present their Press cards and IDs/Passports at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Gallagher Estate and Parliament.

Enquiries: Mr Nelson Kgwete, +27 76 431 3078

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

O.R Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale

 

 

 

 

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