Zuma opens Road of Reconciliation
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has opened a road between the Voortrekker Monument and Freedom Park in Pretoria, on Reconciliation Day on Friday.
Both Zuma and Rudolph Botha, the chairperson of the Voortrekker Monument board, cut a ribbon to mark the opening of the road between the two monuments.
Speaking later at Freedom Park, Zuma said: "The initiative symbolises a commitment to nation building."
Zuma said that the Voortrekker Monument board and the Freedom Park trust had signed a memorandum of understanding.
"The gesture indicates progress in the national project of reconciliation," he said.
The road links the two monuments directly.