18 June 2018
Deputy Minister Landers to host the Fourth Meeting of the BRICS Deputy Ministers on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers will on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 host the Fourth Meeting of the BRICS Deputy Ministers on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), scheduled to take place in Pretoria.
The meeting of the BRICS Deputy Ministers will be held in preparation for the 10th Summit taking place at the Sandton International Convention Centre from 25 to 27 July 2018. South Africa assumed the role of chair of BRICS on 01 January 2018 and will remain in this position until 31 December 2018.
It is expected that the meeting will discuss the current situation in these two regions, including the developments in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Libya and the Middle East Peace Process (MEPP)”.
The media are invited as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Time: 09h00 – 09h35 (Opening Remarks)
- Welcome Remarks by Deputy Minister Landers
- Welcome Statements by Heads of Delegations
Time: 09h35 – 09h45 (group photo)
Venue: OR Tambo Building, Conference Centre 1
Members of the media must arrive at 08:30.
RSVP: Kgopotso Rapakuana, firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on Monday, 18 June 2018.
The accreditation will take place as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Time: 09h00 – 16h00
Venue: OR Tambo Building, Welcome Centre, Room 14
Enquiries: Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya, 083 645 7838
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road