President Zuma meets Monaco’s newlyweds

7th Jul 2011

President Jacob Zuma has met Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco as part of their honeymoon celebrations in South Africa.

Prince Albert is a member of the International Olympic Committee, which met in Durban on Wednesday to vote on the venue for the 2018 Winter Games.

Zuma greeted them at the official opening of the session on Tuesday.

He also dined with the couple on Wednesday at King’s House, the presidential residence in Durban, overlooking Moses Mabhida
Stadium, built for the 2010 World Cup.

The couple are hosting a reception on Thursday for 400 guests at the five-star Oyster Box hotel in the resort town of Umhlanga, just north of Durban.


The town has draped its streetposts with the flags of Monaco and South Africa.

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