New SADR ambassador presents his credentials to the President of South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, January 25, 2017 (SPS) - The new ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Mr. Radhi al-Bashir Asgayar has presented his credentials on Tuesday as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Sahrawi Republic to the Republic of South Africa to His Excellency Mr. Jacob Zuma.

During the meeting with President Zuma, the new Saharawi ambassador recalled the historical relations that united the African liberation movements during the battle and the liberation struggle, in particular the outstanding relations between the African National Congress (ANC) and the Frente POLISARIO.

The Saharawi diplomat said: "It is a great honor for me to assume this position of Ambassador in this noble and free land."


 "We in South Africa will continue to be faithful to our allies who have remained with us in our struggle for the liberation and elimination of apartheid, and today we emphasize it," he said in a speech to a group of new ambassadors. Position in order to achieve peace, justice and give voice to Africa "

Zuma reiterated his country's strong support for the just cause of the Saharawi people.


In addition to the new Saharawi ambassador, a group of ambassadors from France, Egypt, Qatar and Vietnam presented their credentials as Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of their respective countries to the Republic of South Africa.SPS