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IMC on State Funerals briefs media on preparations for official memorial and funeral services for Ambassador Billy Modise, 25 Jun

25 June 2018

24 Jun 2018

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on State Funerals, led by Minister in the Presidency, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will on Monday, 25 June 2018 brief media on the preparations for the Official Memorial and Funeral Services for the late Ambassador Billy Modise, who passed away at the age of 87. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has since declared a Special Official Funeral (Category 1) for Ambassador Billy Modise which includes a ceremonial guard and military honors. 

Members of the media are invited and the details of the media briefing are:
Date: Monday, 25 June 2018
Time: 16h00
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria 

To access the Union Building, media attending will be required to produce proof of identity in the form of a South African Identity Document or a Passport as well as a Press Card. 

RSVP: Terence Manase 0823386707 or Pheliswa Sebati 082 413 4609 

Ms Phumla Williams
GCIS Acting Director-General
Cell: 083 5010 139

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