3 May 2013

South Africa: Presidency Welcomes Aircraft Landing Investigations

press release

A military boss, a police boss, a diplomat and a dozen Metro cops have been suspended for their involvement in Guptagate. But Government has been ... ( Resource: South Africa's Public Still in the Dark Over Guptagate

President Jacob Zuma welcomes the investigations that are currently under way, undertaken by affected government departments, with regards to the landing of an aeroplane carrying Gupta family wedding guests at the Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on the 30th of April 2013.

The President is kept abreast by the Ministers on the steps that are being taken to establish what happened in order to prevent a recurrence, and to ensure that whoever is found to have breached regulations and procedures is brought to book.

The Presidency urges all affected parties to cooperate fully with the investigation.

The President has emphasised that the investigation and the manner in which this matter is handled should not be allowed to impact negatively on the warm and friendly historical relations that exist between the Governments of the Republic of South and the Republic of India and also between the peoples of South Africa and India, which go back to the very beginning of our respective struggles against colonialism and apartheid.

Issued by: The Presidency

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 South African Government. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

InFocus

South Africa's Govt Mum on Gupta Investigations

The country's government are silent about their investigations into the illegal landing of a private jet at the Waterkloof air force base. The deadline was set for Tuesday May 14th ... Read more »