21 August 2022
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Mashego-Dlamini arrived in Ramallah on a working visit. Upon her arrival the Deputy Minister was received by Ambassador Byneveldt.
The working visit is intended to enhance and strengthen bilateral relations between South Africa and the Levant countries. This will include the formation of a Strategic Dialogue between Palestine and South Africa aimed at advancing the Palestinians’ desire to establish an independent, sovereign state.
Deputy Minister Mashego-Dlamini accompanied by Ambassador Shaun Byneveldt, visited the Yasser Arafat Museum in Ramallah, Palestine.
The Museum serves as an ongoing repository of national knowledge and culture, where information on the history and culture of Palestine is displayed. The Museum also encourages effective dialogue with the public.
A resource centre established as a vital, educational research facility for the local community and those interested in the Palestinian cause and the life and legacy of Yasser Arafat.
Photos: Katlholo Maifadi (DIRCO)