Speeches

06 Feb 2020

It is an honour and great privilege for me that I stand before this august forum of South Africans from all walks of life to address a gathering that seeks to tackle a very important and timely subject – that of building a social compact for Nation Building and Social Cohesion.

05 Feb 2020
Minister Nathi Mthethwa on the upcoming Social Cohesion Compact Convention
Good morning ladies and gentlemen
Members of the media
 
Thank you for attending this media briefing.
 
Our Department of Arts and Culture will host a National Social Cohesion Compact Convention tomorrow at the Saint George Hotel in Irene. As government we recognise the value of a stronger social compact in the development of our country.
 
31 Oct 2018

Let me take this opportunity to thank and acknowledge my counterparts from the various BRICS Countries responsible for culture for making time amid competing and pressing issues in their countries to attend and take part in the 3rd BRICS Culture meeting here in South Africa.

15 Oct 2018

Fellow Africans, I extend my warmest greetings to all of you. I stand before you today to do just one important assignment, to outline the South Africa Cultural Season programme as part of Department’s Africa Cultural Seasons Programme.

25 Sep 2018

I have the honour to address this august body, the United Nations General Assembly for the first time as President of the Republic of South Africa.

01 Sep 2018

Fellow South Africans, I extend my warmest greetings to all of you. I stand before you today to do two important assignment though in most cases they are looked down upon. The first is to launch a heritage month, the second one is to launch the National Book Week.

28 Jun 2018

Let me first express my gratitude to you for having taken your time to attend this meeting which is the first of its nature. This is indeed the first time the African Ministers are meeting to discuss among themselves issues of common interest during the World Heritage Committee Session.

10 May 2018

I want to extend my warmest greetings to all of you present, it gives me great joy to appear before parliament to present my budget vote and also to interact with you the representatives of our people.

29 Mar 2018

I extend a word of welcome to all of you present here. I welcome you to the land of President Nelson Mandela and Ma Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu who had they lived, would have celebrated their 100th birthday this year.

21 Mar 2018

Deputy President, Hon. DD Mabuza.

MEC Mazibuko.

Social Cohesion Advocates.

Councillors present.

Honoured guests.

Members of Media  

It is once again a great honour and privilege that I too add my voice on this day on the commemoration to mark Human Rights Day.

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