media statement 2008

MEDIA INVITATION BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

INVITATION TO ATTEND THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL MILITARY VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION (SANMVA) CONFERENCE

Date: Thursday, 25 September 2008

The Department of Defence (DOD) will be hosting the South African National Military Veterans’ Association (SANMVA) Conference from the 26 to 28 September 2008 at the Booysens Hotel and Conference Centre, in Johannesburg.

The aim of the conference is to consolidate all the existing veterans associations into one association (SANMVA), as part of the overarching Government initiative to ensure accelerated service delivery to Military Veterans.

The media is invited to the official opening ceremony of the conference on Saturday, 27 September 2008, at 10h00, and the closing ceremony of the conference on Sunday, 28 September 2008, at 10h30.

You are hereby invited to send a journalist and photographer/cameraman to attend the SANMVA conference.

Issued by:
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE
(Director Military Veterans’ association)
Private Bag X976
Pretoria
0001

Enquiries:
Maj Funny Bocibe
(012) 339 5440
083 986 9142