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President Ramaphosa to launch the Msunduzi athletics Facility and conduct oversight of school readiness in Pietermaritzburg

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will be joined by Sport and Recreation Minister Thokozile Xasa tomorrow, Thursday, 10 January 2019, in an early morning 5km walk to promote active and healthy lifestyles in Pietermaritzburg.
 
The walk will start at Freedom Square in the Pietermaritzburg CBD at 06h00 and end at the new Msunduzi Athletics Track. 
 
The walk will be followed by the official handover of the world-class athletics track to the local municipality and sports fraternity by President Ramaphosa.
 
Accompanied by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, President Cyril Ramaphosa will later in the day, at 09h00, visit the Siqongweni High School in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg.
 
The aim of the visit is to welcome the 2019 academic year and to conduct oversight to ensure full scale readiness for learning and teaching at the beginning of the school calendar.
 
Media details:
 

Session 1
 
Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019
Time: 06h00 (Registration at 5am)
Venue: Freedom Square, Pietermaritzburg
 
Session 2
 
Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019
Time: 09h00 (members of the media are required to be at the venue at 08h00)
Venue: Siqongweni High School, 297 Phezulu Road, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg
 

Media Enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707 
 
Issued by: The Presidency
Pretoria