UK officials may need visa for SA

2013-06-27 09:38
Naledi Pandor (File, Sapa)

Naledi Pandor (File, Sapa)

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Cape Town - British diplomats and other officials visiting South Africa might soon have to apply for visas before entering the country.

This was revealed by Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor in a written reply to a question in Parliament on Wednesday, Eyewitness News reported.
 
Since 2009, South Africans, including state officials and diplomats, have had to apply for visas to enter the UK.

The British High Commission in South Africa says the matter is under discussion, EWN reported.

“We are in constant discussions with the South Africans on these issues and it remains a priority for us and South Africa to protect our borders.”

Pandor announced in May that the government was considering visas for visitors from the United Kingdom.

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