The South African Embassy in the Russian Federation wish to advise its citizens that the Mission will remain closed pending the announcement made by President Putin, extending the country's lockdown until 31 May 2020.
The Mission will continues to work remotely until the lockdown has been uplifted by local authorities.
South African citizens stranded or in distress are requested to forward the following details to the South African Embassy: Full names, ID number, Passport number, Email address, Telephone numbers, Contact details of the next of kin in South Africa. The information will remain confidential and only forwarded to the National Command Council on Covid-19 in Pretoria for final decision. The requested information can be forwarded to the following contacts:-
Ms M. Pooe - PooeM@dirco.gov.za<mailto:PooeM@dirco.gov.za>
Tel:- +7 916 569 112
Ms H. Malesa - MalesaH@dirco.gov.za<mailto:MalesaH@dirco.gov.za>
Tel:- +7 916 548 1547
Alternatively, the Covid-19 National Command Centre directly in Pretoria on:-
Tel:- +27 12 351 1754/+27 12 351 1756
Keep safe and stay blessed.
The South African Embassy Team