27 January 2019
The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, and his Lesotho counterpart, Mr Tsukutlane 
Au, are scheduled to meet on 28 January 2019 at the Maseru Bridge border post. The meeting is aimed at reviewing and taking forward the implementation of current areas of cooperation. These areas include the Lesotho Special Dispensation Project and the Intervention Plan on Traffic Congestion at Maseru Bridge border post.
Minister Cwele’s meeting with Minister Au is in line with South Africa’s new approach to management of international migration and safe movement of people which is articulated in the 2017 White Paper on International Migration. In terms of the new policy and approach, South Africa is prioritizing cooperation with countries in the Southern Africa Development Community.
The two Ministers will also conduct a walk about at Maseru Bridge to monitor operations.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date:      28 January 2019
Time:     10:30
Venue:   Maseru Bridge Border Post
Siya Qoza, 082 898 1657 (spokesperson for the Minister of Home Affairs)
David Hlabane, 071 342 4284 (media manager for the Department of Home Affairs)

Issued by the Department of Home Affairs