The funeral service for the late former foreign affairs minister Roelof ‘Pik’ Botha will be held at the NGK in Wonderpark in Pretoria on the 23rd of this month.
Botha died in Pretoria early Friday morning aged 86.
He served as foreign minister for a world record 17 years from 1977 to 1994, with a further two years as energy minister in the first democratic government up to 1996. His wife Ina has confirmed that the burial will be followed by a memorial service.
She says, “We will have the burial first at 10 o’clock on the 23rd of October. That will be followed by a memorial at 11 o’clock on the same day. Heavydalle cemetery, the church is Wonderpak Dutch Reformed Church.”