Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa will host a special consultative meeting with political parties, student leaders, university VCs, academics and civil society organisations on transformation of heritage landscape on Friday, 17 April 2015 at Freedom Park. At least 200 guests are expected to attend.
This purpose of this meeting is to chart the way forward on what needs to be done with all colonial statues in the country. “The narrative must move beyond statues as this matter is about stumbling blocks to nation building. We must use the existing legislation to guide us in transforming the heritage landscape of our country,” said Mthethwa.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: 17 April 2015
Time: 08h30 – 18h00
Venue: Freedom Park, Pretoria
RSVPs: Obed Makgoale: 060 974 0789 / 012 441 3713 – Email: ObedM@dac.gov.za
For further information call:
Spokesperson for the Minister of Arts & Culture, Sandile Memela
Cell: 082 800 3750
SOURCE: South African Official News