Item 743 - Statement by the office of the President on President Mandela's Leave

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Statement by the office of the President on President Mandela's Leave


  • 1998-10-01 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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President Madela on leave ; Enquiries: Parks Mankahlana and Priscilla Naidoo

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President Mandela commenced a ten day leave period yesterday. The leave will end on 11 October 1998.

The President is currently on vacation in Maputo, Mozambique until 8 October 1998. He will return to Umtata after paying a brief courtesy call on the royal family in Swaziland.

On the 10 October 1998 the President will attend the funeral of Queen Mtirara in Umtata.

President Mandela will return to Cape Town on Sunday 11 October.

All appointments that had been set for this period have either been cancelled or postponed.

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 14/12/06 by Helen Joannides




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