Motlanthe on four-day visit to US
Johannesburg - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe left for a four-day working visit to the United States on Saturday, the presidency said.
"Motlanthe's visit to the USA is within the context of strengthening bilateral, political and economic relations in support of South Africa's domestic priorities and foreign policy objectives," his spokesperson Thabo Masebe said in a statement.
Motlanthe would be visiting New York, Washington and Chicago.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel and Deputy International Relations Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim would be accompanying him, Masebe said.