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Office of the President (OP)
Update on the Condition of H.H. the Vice Presiden
07/02/11

This Office wishes to inform members of the public that His Honour the Vice President, Lt. Gen. Mompati Merafhe, remains hospitalized at Milpark Hospital in South Africa, after having been referred there from Bokamoso Private Hospital on January 25, 2011.

According to the latest information received today from the treating physicians, His Honour is continuing to make good progress in his recuperation after undergoing surgery.

His Honour will remain at Milpark Hospital for continued post-operative care. Any decision to release him from the hospital to return home will be based on his continued progress and medical assessments by the treating physicians.

Further to the above we would wish to encourage members of the public to treat any rumours about His Honour's condition with caution.

Finally, the nation is once again implored to join the His Excellency the President in wishing His Honour the Vice President a speedy recovery.

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