President Ramaphosa to receive Letters of Credence

Media Advisory


14 May 2019


President Ramaphosa to receive Letters of Credence


President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, 15 May 2019, receive Letters of Credence from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate who have been designated by the governments of twelve (12) countries to serve in diplomatic missions in South Africa.


Tomorrow’s credentials ceremony will take place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.


Heads of Mission-designates from the following countries are due to advance diplomatic relations between their home countries and South Africa:


Ukraine, Republic of Montenegro, Republic of Botswana, Republic of Guinea, Japan, Hellenic Republic of Greece, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Italy, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Argentine Republic, and the Republic of Serbia.


Details of the event are as follows:


Date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Time: 15h00 (media to arrive at 13h30 for the Ceremony)

Venue: Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria


Members of the media should send their names and ID/Passport numbers to Nangamso Gxaba on or 072 321 6355. Members of the media are also requested to present their valid press cards at the point of entry to access the venue.


Members of the media are kindly requested to wear attire that is in keeping with the decorum of this ceremony.


Enquiries: Khusela Diko: Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707


Issued by the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa