KZN Premier hosts Indian President
3 May 2012
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize and the provincial government will host the President of India, HE Mrs Pratibha Patil during her three-day visit to KwaZulu-Natal.
The visit, at the request of President Jacob Zuma, is aimed at strengthening the existing ties and goodwill between India and South Africa, which is based on a shared history of struggle.
Mrs Patil and her delegation will visit a number of culturally significant sites around Durban and Pietermaritzburg, including the home of Mahatma Gandhi in Pheonix Settlement, and the site where Gandhi was thrown off a "whites only" train coach in Pietermaritzburg Train Station.
You are invited to attend.
All journalists and photographers wishing to attend are urgently requested to provide their names and ID numbers to Regi Khumalo.
Contact details below:
You are requested to collect your accreditation tag at the Office of the Premier, 14 Floor, Marine Building, 22 Gardner Street, Durban between 10h00 and 11h00 on Saturday 5 May 2012. Date: 6 May 2012
Venue: Pheonix Settlement (Durban) and later John L Dube memorial
Date: 7 May 2012
Venue: Pietermaritzburg Train Station
Mr Regi Khumalo
Media Liaison Desk for Dr Zweli Mkhize
Cell: 079 751 6108
For more information, contact:
Mr Ndabezinhle Sibiya
Cell: 082 375 4742
Issued by: KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier
3 May 2012
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