President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 14 March 2022, receive Letters of Credence from Heads of Mission-Designate at a Credentials Ceremony in Pretoria.
The President will welcome 18 Heads of Mission-Designate who have arrived in South Africa to serve in diplomatic missions.
Heads of Mission-Designate from the following countries will serve in South Africa with the aim of advancing diplomatic relations:
Republic of the Philippines;
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka;
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal;
Kingdom of Norway;
Republic of Austria;
Kingdom of Belgium;
Republic of The Gambia;
Republic of South Sudan;
Democratic Republic of East Timor;
Republic of Slovenia;
Republic of Botswana;
Commonwealth of Australia;
Republic of Mozambique;
Islamic Republic of Pakistan;
Republic of Kazakhstan;
Syrian Arab Republic;
St Kitts and Nevis.
Proceedings of the Credentials Ceremony can be followed on The Presidency and Government digital platforms.
Details are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Time: 15h00 (media to arrive at 13h30)
Venue: Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria
Members of the media wishing to cover the event are required to RSVP by submitting their name and surname, designation, media house and ID number to Tsakane Khambane – Tsakane@presidency.gov.za(link sends e-mail) / 082 084 5566 or to Kearabetswe Mabatle – Kearabetswe@presidency.gov.za(link sends e-mail) / 066 219 2162 on or before Monday, 13 March 2022 at 17:00.
Members of the media are also requested to present valid press cards on arrival at the venue.
Source: Government of South Africa