President Ramaphosa to visit Angola, Botswana & Namibia
President Cyril Ramaphosa is the current chair of the regional Southern African Development Community (SADC).
PRETORIA - President Cyril Ramaphosa sets off on his first foreign visit as head of state.
Ramaphosa is the current chair of the regional Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Angola is the current chair of the SADC organ on politics, defence and security cooperation while Botswana hosts the SADC secretariat. Namibia is the incoming SADC chair after South Africa.
Ramaphosa and Angola’s President João Lourenço will meet. He will also meet with Namibian President Hage Geingob.
President Ramaphosa will also travel to Gaborone in the Republic of Botswana, on Saturday to hold a consultative meeting with President Seretse Khama Ian Khama.
The president will be accompanied by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu and the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
(Edited by Shimoney Regter)