Madiba: Union Buildings restrictions for lying in state

2013-12-09 13:04
Pretoria – Cellphones and cameras have been barred from the Union Buildings during the lying in state of Nelson Mandela’s body.  

The SABC reports that Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane has advised mourners to leave these items at home.

He said that members of the public wishing to pay their final respects will be shuttled to the union buildings from two central venues in Tshwane that will be announced in due course only mourners who report to these venues will be allowed to visit the Union buildings and view the remains.

A daily procession will leave the 1 Military Hospital at 07:00 and the body will be on display from 08:00.

On Wednesday, the Mandela family and VVIP’s will be able to view the body from 10:00 and the public will be able to file past from 12:00 to 17:30. On Thursday and Friday the public will have access to the casket from 08:00 to 17:30.
Read more on:    tshwane  |  travel  |  travel south africa  |  nelson mandela

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