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President Zuma to receive Letters of Credence

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 24 January 2017, receive Letters of Credence from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at a credentials ceremony that will take place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The following Heads-designate from fifteen countries will present their credentials to the President:

The Union of Myanmar, Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of El Salvador, Republic of Tunisia, Republic of Romania, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Bulgaria, Djibouti, Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Republic of Seychelles, State of Qatar, New Zealand, Republic of Senegal and France.
Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Time: 11h00 (Media to arrive at 10h30 for the Ceremony)
Venue: Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse, Pretoria

Members of the media should send their names ID/Passport numbers to or 079 891 2782. Members of the media are also requested to present their valid press cards at the point of entry to access the venue.

Note as well that nobody wearing jeans, T-shirts and takkies will be allowed into the venue. The dress code is strictly presentable in line with the decorum of the event and the venue.

Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373 or

Issued by: The Presidency