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President to lead call for National Day of Prayer and update on provisions for religious sector

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the call for a National Day of Prayer through a televised broadcast at 19h30 this evening, 26 May 2020. During the address, the President is also expected to provide an update on provisions for the religious sector following a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council which considered the inputs made by the sector in recent consultations with interfaith leaders.

The President’s address will be broadcast live on television and radio and will be streamed live on a range of online platforms.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation will provide a pool feed to broadcasters.

Arrangements for the pool feed can be made with Mr Thoke at the SABC.

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President at

Issued by: The Presidency