The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, MP, hereby invites members of the media to join her aboard the SAS Spioenkop for a post-budget vote working breakfast dialogue session.
The dialogue session seeks to accord members of the media an opportunity to engage Minister Mapisa-Nqakula substantively on the Defence and Military Veterans budget vote priorities, to impart insights into the thinking of government as well as to share contexts around all critical issues the Minister proposes to tackle over the 2015/16 financial year.
Minister Mapisa-Nqakula will be supported by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon. Kebby Maphatsoe – MP, as well as the Apex leadership of both the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the Department of Military Veterans.
Minister Mapisa-Nqakula’s working-breakfast will be hosted and facilitated by the Cape Town Press Club.
The working-breakfast dialogue session will be held as follows:
Date: 20 May 2015
Venue: SAS Spioenkop (Waterfront Harbour Jetty 2 behind Table Bay Hotel)
Arrival: 7h00-for 7h30 [Tea and Coffee is Served]
7h30- 745: Arrival of the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
7h45-8h00: Preparations for the Colours Ceremony
8h00-8h10: Colours Ceremony [Hoisting of SA Flag and National Anthem]
8h10-8h30: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula Makes Opening Remarks
8h30-9h30: Interactive Dialogue Session [Breakfast is Served]
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SOURCE: South African Official News