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2015

New Heads of Mission present Credentials

Pictured seated (l-r) - Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador, Her Excellency Ms Soledad Córdova-Montero, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Mr Walter Johannes Linder, High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya, Her Excellency Ms Jean Njeri Kamau, President Jacob Zuma, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, Her Excellency Mrs Trine Rask Thygesen, High Commissioner of Australia, His Excellency Mr Adam Justin McCarthy and High Commissioner of the Republic of Malawi, Her Excellency Prof Chrissie Patricia Ndasochera Kaponda.
Standing (l-r) Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, His Excellency Mr Carlos Guillermo Parker, High Commissioner of  the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Mr Chua Thai Keong, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania, Her Excellency Ms Sigute Jakštonyte, Ambassador of the United Mexican States, His Excellency Mr Mauricio Escanero Figueroa, High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, His Excellency Mr Shabbir Ahmad Chowdhury  and Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary, His Excellency Mr András László Király.

11 August 2015

President Jacob Zuma received Letters of Credence from the newly appointed Heads of Mission who are to represent their respective countries in South Africa.

The Heads-designate from twelve countries presented their credentials to the President.

The representatives are from Denmark, Australia, Hungary, Bangladesh, Malawi, Mexico, Chile, Singapore, Germany, Kenya, Ecuador and Lithuania.

Speaking after receiving the Letters of Credence at a ceremony that took place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, in Pretoria, President Zuma said he hoped that by working together with the new Heads of Mission that this will strengthen the current existing relations that exist between South Africa and the different countries.

“Your arrival in our country came at an oportune time. Our country had just successfully hosted the 25th AU Summit. Our government is committed to continental obligations,” he said.

President Zuma told the new Heads of Mission that South Africa is open for business and is part of a growing continent.

The President also invited the new Heads of Mission to explore the country during their tenure in South Africa.

SAnews.gov.za

 

 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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