MEDIA STATEMENT 22 JUNE 2018

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA DECLARES A SPECIAL OFFICIAL FUNERAL FOR THE LATE AMBASSADOR MODISE

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral Category 1 for South Africa’s former Chief of State Protocol and recipient of the National Order of Luthuli, Ambassador Billy Modise who passed on earlier this week, at the age of 87.

A Special Official Funeral Category 1 entails elements of military ceremonial honours and is declared, in line with the Presidency’s State, Official and Provincial Official Funeral Policy, for persons of extraordinary credentials specifically designated by the President of the Republic of South Africa.

President Ramaphosa has once again expressed his deep condolences to the family of Ambassador Modise and members of the diplomatic corps.

South African Embassy Ankara

 

A Condolence Book has been opened at the South African Embassy in Ankara from 25-28 June. The book may be signed as follows:

Venue:
South African Embassy
Filistin Sokak, 27 GOP Cankaya

Time:
Monday-Friday 14h00-15h30

Contact Us


SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY

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

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