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Durban July gets green light

2013-07-03 09:54
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Cape Town - After consultation with the Office of the Premier, it has been agreed that the 2013 Durban July will take place as planned on Saturday, July 6. Protocols for activities on the day have been approved.

Premier, Dr Zweli Mkize, said, “It will be a fitting gesture as our beloved Madiba is in the prayers of all of us globally. We all love and salute him ”

As a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Gold Circle is to incorporate in the main race preliminaries, the observance of a 67 second period of silent prayer in respect and honour of Madiba. During this time images of the country’s great leader will be featured on the large screens at the venue.

Upon entrance to Greyville Racecourse on race day, patrons will be given a heart shaped emblem as a tribute to the Father of the Nation. Additionally, a commemorative page has been included in the information brochure hand-out which will be made available to all patrons.

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