Media Advisory

The Spouse of President of the Republic of South Africa, Dr Tshepo Motsepe, will on Thursday, 26 July 2018, alongside the 10th BRICS Summit, lead the BRICS Spousal Programme on guided visits in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Dr Motsepe will be joined by Spouse of the President of Brazil, Ms Marcela Tedeschi de Araújo Temer, Spouse of the President of India, Ms Savita Kovind and Spouse of the President of China, Peng Liyuan.

South Africa is hosting the 10th BRICS Summit attended by the Heads of State and Government of the five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa from 25-27 July 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The summit is held under the theme “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

BRICS Accredited members of the media are invited to attend and cover the Spousal Programme as follows:

PART 1: BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL
10:00 Guided Tour at Baragwanath Hospital
• Overview presentation on the importance of vaccines to pregnant women and children;
• Guided tour of the Paediatric Ward;
• Guided tour of the Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit (RMPRU).

PART 2: GUIDED TOUR TO THE MANDELA HOUSE MUSEUM

14:00 Guided tour of the Mandela House Museum.

PART 3: 2018 AFRICAN EXTRAVAGANZA
18:00 BRICS Summit 2018 African Extravaganza – Fashion Show.

BRICS accredited Media wishing to cover the programme must send their details to Mr Peter Mbelengwa on +27 82 611 8197 / pmbelengwa@gmail.com and Ms Shadi Baloyi on +27 72 571 6415 / shadib2@gmail.com on or before Wednesday, 25 July 2018.

NB: Media Transport will depart from Sandton International Convention Centre (ICC) main entrance on Thursday, 26 July 2018: Time 08:00

NB: BRICS COUNTRIES OFFICIAL MEDIA WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO BRING 1 Videographer, 1 Photographer and 1 Reporter.

Enquiries: Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya 082 645 7838

Date_: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Topic: 
Spousal Programme during the 10th BRICS Summit in South Africa