Parliament to pay tribute to deceased members, 5 Feb

3 Feb 2009
National Assembly mourns deceased members

3 February 2009

The National Assembly will on Thursday, 5 February pay tribute to two of its
members who died at the weekend.
 
Johannes Schippers died tragically in a car accident on Saturday in the Western
Cape. He served in the parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Defence and the
Joint Budget Committee.

Ebrahim Cassim Saloojee, one of the longest serving Members of Parliament
(MP) died on Sunday at his home in Johannesburg after a long illness. At the
time of his death, Saloojee, who has been a member of parliament since 1994,
served on the portfolio committees on finance, and sports and recreation.
 
Details of the event are as follows:
Time: 14h00
Venue: National Assembly

For enquiries contact:
Sakhile Mokoena
Tel: 021 403 2340
Fax: 021 403 3931
 
Issued by: Parliament of South Africa
3 February 2009
Source: Parliament of South Africa (http://www.parliament.gov.za)