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Marthinus Van Schalkwyk

South Africa

Minister of Tourism

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Created: 14th May 2009
Modified: 14th May 2009
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Government, Travel
Government of South Africa
Minister of Tourism
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Marthinus Van Schalkwyk
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Nov/10/1959
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Current Positions

    * Minister of Tourism of the Republic of South Africa since 11 May 2009.

Academic Qualifications

    * Matriculated from Pietersburg High School (1977).
    * B Proc degree from Rand Afrikaans University (RAU).
    * Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Political Science (RAU).
    * Masters of Arts degree in Political Science from (RAU).

Career/Memberships/Positions/Other Activities

    * Lecturer in Political Science at RAU and University of Stellenbosch.
    * Member of Parliament since 1990.
    * Premier of Western Cape Province (21 June 2002 - 28 April 2004).
    * Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of South Africa (29 April 2004 - 10 May 2009).


    * Award for Academic Achievement of the Transvaal Lawyers' Association.
    * Abe Bailey Bursary to Great Britain and Europe.

Source: Ministry of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

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