Former staunch DC stalwart who defected to the governing ABC earlier this year Dr Pontšo Sekatle will be in Canada next month to attend the Women Deliver Conference on behalf of the First Lady ‘Maesiah Thabane, Government Secretary’s office said a memo last week.
According to its organisers, the Women Deliver 2019 Conference will be the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women.
From keynotes to social enterprise pitches, workshops to film festivals, the organisers claim, there will be countless opportunities to engage, gather inspiration, and build a more gender equal world.
Sekatle will be accompanied to Canada by spokesperson to First Lady Silas Monyatsi, Monaheng Monyane, Kelebone Shakhane and Mokholoane Ramainoane.
“The Honorable Pontšo ‘Matumelo Sekatle will be representing H.E. Mrs. ‘Maesiah Thabane at the aforementioned conference. We have been advised by the Foreign Affairs that delegates attending this conference have to personally apply for visas at the Canadian Embassy in Pretoria,” said GS Moahloli Mphaka.