Welcome adress by Dr Mfana Shozi

Chairperson of the TVT Board

Dr Shozi opened the event by welcoming all those who were in attendance. He stated, “This event marks a remarkable milestone in the history of TVT. We are here today to celebrate the fruits of our visionary founder, Dr Halley Stott”. Dr Shozi gave some background to the formation of the organisation, and stressed the importance that Dr Stott placed on respecting local communities as well as local culture and traditions.

Referring to the attendees in the hall, he said that they represented Dr Stott’s appreciation of South Africans in their diversity, a quality TVT strived to uphold to this day. He concluded, “I trust you will enjoy today’s event, and thank you for coming to celebrate with us”.