STATEMENT BY MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND
A member of the delegation of Kwa-Zulu Natal
Reserve Force collapses and dies during Public
Hearings at parliament..
Date of release 06 August 2010
The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
Ms LN Sisulu regrets the passing on of a former
member of the Military Skills Development System
(MSDS) who after graduation joined the Reserve
Force at Parliament during the Public hearings
on the Defence Amendment Bill.
The member collapsed while making a
submission on the Defence Amendment Bill to
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Defence and
Military Veterans today.
Despite efforts by Metro Ambulance Service
and ER 24 to resuscitate the member, she died.
The name of the deceased has been withheld
whilst the department is in the process of
informing her family of her death. The Minister
of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Lindiwe
Sisulu and the Chief of the South African
National Defence Force, General Ngwenya extends
their deepest condolences to the family of the
Issued by: Department of Defence
Defence Corporate Communication
Enquiries: Mr Siphiwe Dlamini
Head of Communication