Media Advisory

07 August 2014

President Zuma to host President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of the Republic of Chile

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday, 08 August 2014, host the President of the Republic of Chile, Her Excellency Dr Michelle Bachelet Jeria, for a State visit to South Africa. This will be President Bachelet’s first visit to the Republic of South Africa.

The purpose of the State Visit is to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

The media are invited as follows:

Date: Friday 08 August 2014

Time: 10:00 (media to arrive at 08:30)

Venue: Union Buildings, Pretoria



MEDIA PROGRAMME

PART ONE: UNION BUILDINGS

Friday, 08 August 2014

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

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 Bachelet

Photo Opportunity

11:00 Official Talks

  • Opening and welcome remarks by President Zuma
  • Remarks by President Bachelet

Media takes leave

12:15-12:40 Press Conference



PART TWO: SEFAKO MAPOGO MAKGATHO PRESIDENTIAL GUESTHOUSE

12:50 Members of the media arrive at the Sefako Mapogo Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse

13:05 President Bachelet arrives, received by President Zuma and conducted to the Burgundy Room

Photo Opportunity

  • Toast Remarks by President Zuma
  • Toast Remarks by President Bachelet

 Media takes leave



PART THREE: SHERATON HOTEL

16:00-16:20 Courtesy call by Deputy President Ramaphosa on President Bachelet

Photo Opportunity

Contact Matshepo Seedat on 082 679 9473 



PART FOUR: CAPE TOWN

Saturday, 09 August 2014

14:00 President Bachelet arrives at Cape Town City Hall for the 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Media in attendance

Photo Opportunity

  • Photo for all participants: President Michelle Bachelet, Deputy President Ramaphosa, Mayor De Lille, Mrs Graça Machel and Professor Ndebele

15:00-16:20 12th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, City Hall, Council Chamber 2nd Floor

16:25-16:40 Press Conference

Contact Nelson Mandela Foundation on 082 994 0349

We wish to request the media attending the event to please RSVP with Nthabiseng Ramatshela on 082 675 0893 / ramatshelan@dirco.gov.za or Hlomani Baloyi on 083 276 1295 / hlomanibaloyi@gmail.com

Enquiries: Zanele Mngadi on 082 330 1148 / Bongani Majola on 082 339 1993 / Nelson Kgwete on 076 431 3078

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria
0084




 

 

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