STATEMENT BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
STATEMENT BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL
DEFENCE FORCE (SANDF): CHIEF OF THE SA NAVY MEDIA BRIEFING ON THE
3RD SEA POWER FOR AFRICA SYMPOSIUM
Date: Friday, 26 February 2009
The Chief of the South African Navy, Vice
Admiral Refiloe Mudimu will host a media
briefing on Monday 02 March 2009 at the Naval
Mess Pretoria, Church Street at 09H30 for 10H00.
The purpose of the media briefing is to inform
the media about the 3rd Sea Power for Africa
Symposium to be hosted by the South African Navy
at the Cape Town International Convention Centre
(CTICC) from 9 to 12 March 2009.
The 3rd Sea Power for Africa Symposium will
be hosted for the second time in our shores by
the South African Navy . The Symposium aims to
create a forum where Chiefs of African Navies
can discuss matters of mutual maritime
importance in order to create greater
understanding, co-operation and friendship
within the continent.
During the media briefing on Monday 02 March
2009, Vice Admiral Mudimu will also update the
media about the latest developments with regard
to the recent and the future cooperation
endeavours undertaken by the South African Navy
with its neighbouring countries under the
auspices of the AU and SADC.
The theme of the 3rd Sea Power for Africa
Symposium is “Towards Effective Maritime
Governance for Africa”.
You are cordially invited to send a
journalist and / photographer to the Chief of
the Navy’s media briefing on the 3rd Sea Power
for Africa Symposium at the Naval Mess Pretoria,
Church Street at 09H30 for 10:00.
Kindly RSVP on or before Friday 27 February
2009 before 16H00 to Commander Prince Tshabalala
on (012) 339 4347 or 084 588 4217.
ISSUED BY: Navy Public Relations Department
ENQUIRIES Commander Prince Tshabalala
External Corporate Communication Officer
Navy Office Pretoria
Tel: (012) 339 4347
Fax: (012) 339 4349
Cell: 084 588 4217