Media Advisory

10 September 2014

Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers to host Cuban Counterpart

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Mr Luwellyn Landers will host his Cuban counterpart, Mrs Ana Teresita González Fraga who will be in Pretoria for the SA-Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism (JCM). The JCM, which convenes annually, was established in 2001 to ensure structured cooperation between South Africa and Cuba. The South Africa-Cuba Joint Consultative Mechanism is conducted against a background of solid and growing bilateral and fraternal ties between the two countries that go beyond the formal establishment of diplomatic relations in May 1994.

Members of the media are invited for opening remarks and photo opportunities as follows:

Thursday, 11 September 2014

09:25 Welcome by Deputy Minister Landers

Photo Opportunity

09:30-10:00 Tête-à-tête between Deputy Minister Landers and Deputy Minister González Fraga

Photo Opportunity

09:45 Deputy Minister Landers and Deputy Minister González Fraga are conducted to the Deputy Minister’s boardroom to join Senior Officials for the Joint Consultative Mechanism meeting (JCM)

Photo Opportunity

10:00 JCM meeting co-chaired by Deputy Minister Landers and Deputy Minister González Fraga

Order of Proceedings

  • Welcoming Remarks by Deputy Minister Landers
  • Response by Deputy Minister González

Venue: Department of International Relations and Cooperation, O R Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale, Pretoria, 0084

RSVP: Rhandzu Hlungwani,

Enquiries: Curtis Singo, 072 625 7060 /


OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road




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