Parliament’s presiding officers make final assessment of preparations for State of the Nation Address
Media are invited to join Parliament’s Presiding Officers when they do a walkabout at Parliament tomorrow to assess preparations for Thursday’s State of the Nation Address.
The Presiding Officers, led by National Assembly Speaker Ms Thandi Modise and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo, will start their walkabout from the steps of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) building and proceed along Parliament Street to the steps of the National Assembly (NA) building.
This is the red-carpet route along which processions of Provincial Premiers, Provincial Speakers and the Judiciary will walk to the National Assembly chamber on Thursday. Former Presidents of the Republic of South Africa and former Presiding Officers of Parliament also alight at the red carpet in front of the National Assembly building.
The Presiding Officers will have a door-stop media engagement at the steps of the NA and provide updates on guests invited and confirmed as well as on plans to deal with bad weather.
Details are as follows:
Date: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Venue: National Council of Provinces Steps, Parliament
Please RSVP your attendance (name and media house) by 12.00 noon on Wednesday 19 June to:
Cell: 081 716 2021
Tel: 021 403 8494
Cell: 081 716 7329
Tel: 021 403 2340
Cell: 082 370 6930