26 June 2014
President Zuma congratulates Mauritania President-elect
The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, has congratulated the President-Elect of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, His Excellency Mr Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, on his successful re-election following the Presidential Elections in Mauritania on 21 June 2014.
President Zuma also praised the people of Mauritania for their peaceful demeanour during the Presidential Elections. To this end, President Zuma said the South African government wished for continued peace, stability and prosperity for the people of Mauritania.
President Zuma is confident that the cordial relations between South Africa and Mauritania will be further strengthened during the second term of President Abdel Aziz.
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