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 Ministry

On 31 March 2017, the President of South Africa, the Honourable Jacob Zuma has sworn in Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Ms Tokozile Xasa and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Ms Elizabeth Thabethe. The core mandate of the Department of Touris​m is to create conditions for the sustainable growth and development of tourism in South Africa.​




Minister Tokozile Xasa
 

D​eputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe​​ Deputy Minister Profile​​




 Office of the Minister

​​Chief of Staff: Mr Sango Velleman

​Pretoria
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6770 / 6773
Cellphone: +27 (0) 66 300 5276



​​Director Administration: Ms Ramona Jacobs

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6780
Cellphone: +27 (0) 82 828 5589
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027

Cape Town:
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 465 2814



​Parliamentary Officer: Ms Melanie Titus

​Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6780
Cell: +27 (0) 83 215 9753

Cape Town:
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 469 5805
Fax: +27 (0) 21 465 3216​

 Office of the Deputy Minister

Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister: Ms Landela Matoti

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6764
Cell: +27 (0) 71 361 0129


Director: Office of the Deputy Minister: Ms Ruth Masokoane

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6763
Cell: +27 (0) 82 967 9880
Email: rmasakoane@tourism.gov.za



Media Liaison Officer: Mr Lindani Mtshali


Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6754
Cell: +27 (0) 82 788 1274