South Africa to host the Meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers in Cape Town

Media Advisory


18 May 2023


South Africa to host the Meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers in Cape Town


The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will host the Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Relations on 01 June 2023 in Cape Town. The mid-term meeting provides an opportunity for BRICS Foreign Ministers to reflect on regional and global developments.


Minister Pandor, as the Chair of the BRICS Ministerial Meeting, will continue with the policy of inclusive engagement by inviting 15 Foreign Ministers from Africa and the global south to a “Friends of BRICS” meeting to be held on 02 June 2023.


The ministerial meetings will be preceded by the meeting of Sherpas and Sous- Sherpas from 29-30 May 2023.


Members of the media interested in covering the meeting are requested to send the following information to Patience Mtshali, and Kgopotso Rapakuana,


  • Full Names and Surname
  • ID/Passport Number (for passport holders, please provide date of issue, country of issue and date of expiry)
  • Name of Media House
  • Designation


The deadline for the submission of the above information is 26 May 2023. Late applications will not be accepted.


NB: Due to space limitations, media houses are advised to assign not more than two journalists to the event.


Enquiries: Mr Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078




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