TO ALL MEDIA/NEWS EDITORS

16 SEPTEMBER 2020

PRESIDENT TO ADDRESS NATION ON DEVELOPMENTS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 19:00 today, Wednesday, 16 September 2020, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The address follows a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council on Monday, 14 September 2020; a meeting of the President’s Coordinating Council on Tuesday, 15 September 2020, and a special sitting of Cabinet today, Wednesday, 16 September 2020.

The President’s Coordinating Council is co-chaired by the President and the Deputy President and brings together Ministers, Premiers and leadership of the brings together and the South African Local Government Association and National House of Traditional Leaders.

The President’s address will be broadcast and streamed on a range of platforms that are accessible to South Africans and international audiences.

Media enquiries:

Tyrone Seale, Acting Spokesperson to the President – [email protected]

ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

www.thepresidency.gov.za

Pretoria