Reminder: Parliament’s Presiding Officers to Brief the Media on Hosting of 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum

Parliament, Monday, 25 September 2023 – The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Mr Amos Masondo, will address a media briefing tomorrow, 26 September 2023 at 13:30. They will share details of the preparations for the 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum (BRICS PF) hosting.

The BRICS PF is a structure that brings together the leaders of the legislative organs of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The upcoming Assembly aims to deepen collaboration, partnership, and progress under the theme "Harnessing Multilateralism and Parliamentary Diplomacy to Deepen BRICS and Africa Partnership for Accelerated Implementation of the Africa Free-Trade Agreement."

Details of the media briefing are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Time: 13:30
Venue: Assembly Room; Emperors Palace, Johannesburg.
To RSVP, please email Mlindi Mpindi at or call 081 716 7329.

All the approved list of media representatives accredited to cover the BRICS Parliamentary Forum is now published on the Parliament website. The approved list is intended to enable those who applied to check their names.

Please find the list on the following link:

Only applicants whose names appear on the approved accreditation list may collect their accreditation tags.

Accreditation tags can only be collected from the accreditation centres during the following operating times:

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport, Airport Grounds, Jones Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa:

Monday, 25 September 08:00 until 18:00
Tuesday, 26 September 08:00 until 20:00

NB: Media personnel are encouraged to collect their accreditation tags at the above accreditation centres as no tags will be handed out at the Emperors Palace.

If you are a bona fide journalist, who applied for accreditation before the closing date, but your name does not appear on the approved list, please contact:


For inquiries, please contact Moloto Mothapo

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