SOUTH AFRICAN WATER MINISTER TO REPRESENT ZUMA AT LIBERIAN PRESIDENT’S INAUGURATION

PRETORIA, Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane will represent South African President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of Liberia, George Weah, in Liberia on Monday.

The Presidency, which announced this in a statement here Sunday, noted that Liberia and South Africa shared strong economic and trade relations, further cemented during a State Visit to South Africa by the outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, last year.

President Sirleaf is leaving office after serving two six-year terms as Africa's first elected woman Head of State.

President Zuma has remarked that the peaceful and democratic manner under which the elections in Liberia were conducted signified yet another positive step towards deepening democracy on the African continent, said the Presidency.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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