Visit of Ahmed Kathrada to Reunion Island [fr]
Ahmed Kathrada, Nelson Mandela’s former comrade in arms, was invited to visit Reunion Island by the Reunion Island Muslim Association and the city of Le Port between 3 and 7 August 2014.
The highlight of his stay was a conference about his path alongside late former president Nelson Mandela.
In appreciation of his visit, Kathrada received a medal of the prefecture of Reunion Island and was awarded with an honorary citizenship certificate from the city of Le Port. He is the first foreign personality to receive this distinction in this city. Le Port is also known for having strong cooperation relations with Durban.