At a time of political change and economic turmoil, he brought a balanced perspective and played a constructive role in the transition to our democracy, especially in terms of macro-economic and fiscal stability. He was able to transcend the world of business and make an indispensable contribution in the politics of his time. It is fitting that we honour him and his memory a few days after the democratic South Africa that he helped to create, celebrated its 24thyear. Our condolences go to his family and friends.

Issued by the FW de Klerk Foundation
2 May 2018

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