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Pule Malefane March2018

October 2019   

Welcome to the South African Embassy website and find below the highlights of the month.

Transport Month 

During this month South African Government and specifically the Department of Transport and its entities will showcase transport infrastructure services in aviation; maritime; public transport and roads. This month will also be used to further advance the country’s road safety initiatives, while also creating awareness of the economic benefits of the sector.

South African investments in the transport sector are aimed at stimulating development and creating jobs as part of the country’s Nine-Point Plan. These investments will ensure that South Africa build an integrated public transport network across the country.

South African investments in rail, roads and public transport is changing the way people access their places of work, study and entertainment.  These investments will also help to grow our economy, and address the challenges of unemployment, poverty and inequality. Read More..

Deputy President David Mabuza
Deputy President
of the Republic of South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
of the Republic of South Africa
Minister Dr Naledi Pandor
of the Republic of South Africa
Turkish nationals are exempted for Visa for a period of 30 days for touristic, official and business visit. They must hold a return ticket and letter of invitation if applicable.


During the month of September, the Embassy focused its efforts towards economic diplomacy activities. The Department

Courtesy Visit of Sri Lankan Ambassador

Courtesy visit of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mohammed Rizvi Hassan to Ambassador of South Africa, H. E. Pule

Turkish Victory Day

South African Embassy wishes the Republic of Turkey a happy and proud Victory Day. It is celebrated annually

Passing of Former Indian Minister of

Ambassador Malefane signing the condolence book on the passing of Former Minister of External Affairs Mrs.Sushma Swaraj

Key Highlights

  • South Africa celebrates October as Transport Month and during this month South Africa aims to demonstrate some of the steps taken to respond to some transport challenges and progressively move towards mobility as a service. Read More

Quote of the Month


"Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination."  

~ Nelson Mandela


Joke of the Month


Man and the Cat
A man hated his wife's cat and he decided to get rid of it. He drove 20 blocks away from home and dropped the cat there. The cat was already walking up the driveway when he approached his home. 

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Contact Us


Filistin Sokak No: 27 GOP 06700 Ankara Turkey

Telephone: +90 (312)  405 68 61

Visa Section: + 90 ( 312) 405 68 71

Fax: +90 (312) 446 64 34

E-Mail: general.ankara@dirco.gov.za