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The third annual survey of South African expectations of the 2010 Fifa World Cup shows that the country's people remain positive about the tournament's anticipated benefits.
"South Africa is being heard, and our counsel on matters of global importance is regularly sought," Minister in the Presidency Essop Pahad told delegates to the International Media Forum, because of our "experiences in dealing with the difficult and complex issues that faced us in our struggle for freedom."
As South Africa prepares to take up a temporary position on the United Nations' Security Council our country will adopt an even more prominent place in the global community.
Read a speech delivered by Pahad at the International media Forum, held in Sandton, Johannesburg September 20-21.