President Ramaphosa with His Excellency Mr Anu’a-Gheyle Solomon Azoh-Mbi, High Commissioner of the Republic of #Cameroon
His Excellency Mr Anu’a-Gheyle President Ramaphosa with Solomon Azoh-Mbi, High Commissioner of the Republic of #Cameroon. Photos: SA News

President Cyril Ramaphosa has this week welcomed new Ambassadors and High Commissioners-Designate from nine countries, at a ceremony held at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Tshwane.

The Ambassadors and High Commissioners-Designate were nominated by their respective governments to serve in diplomatic missions in South Africa.

The Ambassadors are to advance diplomatic relations between their home countries and South Africa.

Handing over their letters of credence to President Ramaphosa, the Ambassadors emphasised the need to strengthen the existing relations with the government of South Africa.


Presenting his letter of credence to President Ramaphosa, Hungarian Ambassador Attila Győrgy Horváth, said: “I will do my best and work towards strengthening the existing relations between the two countries.”

His Excellency Mr Attila Győrgy Horváth, Ambassador of #Hungary
His Excellency Mr Attila Győrgy Horváth, Ambassador of #Hungary
His Excellency Mr Sérgio França Danese, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of #Brazil
His Excellency Mr Sirisena Amarasekara, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of #SriLanka
His Excellency Mr Sirisena Amarasekara, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of #SriLanka

The senior diplomats who are officially taking up the reins in South Africa are from the following countries:

•    Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

•    Republic of Korea

•    Hungary

•    Federative Republic of Brazil

•    Republic of Lithuania

•    Republic of Kenya

•    Republic of Cameroon

•    Republic of Panama

•    Federal Republic of Nepal

 SAnews.gov.za