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Cabinet Ministers sit for a photograph opportunity, Cape Town
Two new cabinet ministers and three deputy ministers were sworn in at Tuynhuys yesterday by the new State President, Mr Marais Viljoen. The third new minister, Mr LAPA Munnik abroad and will take office next month. Ministers and deputy ministers present yesterday were (front row from left): Mr Braam Raubenheimer, Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry; Marais Steyn, Minister of Community Development, of Coloured Relations and of Indian Affairs; Senator Owen Horwood, Minister of Finance; Mr Hendrik Schoeman, Minister of Agriculture; Mr P.W. Botha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence; the State President; Mr Fanie Botha, Minister of Manpower Utilization; Dr Schalk van der Merwe, Minister of Industries and of Trade and Consumer Affairs; Mr Chris Heunis, Minister of Transport; Mr Alwyn Schlebusch, Minister of the Interior and of Justice, and Mr Hennie Smit, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications. Standing from left are Mr Greyling Wentzel, Deputy Minister of Co-operation and Development; Mr Pen Kotze, Deputy Minister of the Interior and of Community Development; Mr Kobie Coetsee, Deputy Minister of Defence and of National Security; Dr Andries Treurnicht, Minister of Public Works, Statistics and Tourism, Mr Louis Le Grange, Minister of Police and of Prisons; Mr F.W. De Klerk, Minister of Mines and of Environmental Planning and Energy; Mr Punt Janson, Minister of National Education and of Sport and Recreation; Dr Ferdie Hartzenberg, Minister of Education and Training; Mr Sarel Hayward, Deputy Minister of Agriculture; Dr George Morrison, Deputy Minister of Co-operation and Development, and Mr Pietie du Plessis, Deputy Minister of Finance.