Wed, 12 Mar 2003

S. African minister to visit RI

JAKARTA: South African Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development P.M. Maduna is slated to make a six-day visit to Indonesia to enhance legal cooperation between the two countries.

The South African Embassy in Jakarta said in a statement on Tuesday that the minister would meet several prominent figures and address a seminar on judicial reform organized by the Indonesian Ministry of Justice and Human Rights on March 17.

"The purpose of the visit is to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, focusing on reconciliation in our respective societies and sharing experiences on judicial reform," it said.

Indonesian Minister for Justice and Human Rights Yusril Ihza Mahendra will host the visit, which will start on Wednesday.--JP