Media Advisory

06 December 2016

President Zuma to host Zambia President on a State Visit

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 08 December 2016, host the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Edgar Lungu for his State Visit to the Republic of South Africa, in Pretoria.

The visit is aimed at deepening and strengthening of the already existing good political, economic and social relations underpinned by strong historical ties dating back from the years of the struggle.

The Programme for the State Visit is as follows:

Official Welcoming Ceremony:

Date: Thursday, 08 December 2016

Time: 09h00 (Media to arrive at 07h30)

Venue: Union Buildings, Pretoria

Press Conference:

Date: Thursday, 08 December 2016

Time: 11h00

Venue: Union Buildings. Pretoria

South Africa-Zambia Business Forum:

Date: Thursday, 08 December 2016

Time: 16h00

Venue: Freedom Park, Pretoria

Members of the media should send their names ID/Passport numbers or 079 891 2782. Members of the media are also requested to present their valid press cards at points of entry to access the venues.

Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373 or

Issued by: The Presidency




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