The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will on Thursday, 08 December 2016, announce the Department's plans for the 2016 festive season.

Minister Gigaba will outline operational plans to facilitate, in an efficient manner, the movement of travelers and goods at land, sea and air ports of entry. These will include additional personnel, extended operational hours, Unabridged Birth Certificates for purposes of traveling with minors as well as interventions to manage challenges at the OR Tambo Airport international arrivals terminal.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 08 December 2016

Venue: OR Tambo International Airport (Media Room)

Time: 11h00

Kindly note that the media will be allowed to accompany the Minister to a tour of the immigration facilities at the airport. Those attending are advised to present their IDs on arrival. 

For media enquiries contact Thabo Mokgola 060 962 4982 or Mayihlome Tshwete