29 October 2018
President Ramaphosa congratulates the President-elect of Brazil
On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the President-elect of the Federative Republic of Brazil, H.E. Jair Bolsonaro, on his election as the next Brazilian President.
President Ramaphosa further congratulated the people of Brazil for holding successful elections.
President Ramaphosa reaffirmed the warm fraternal ties with the people of the Federative Republic of Brazil, based on the shared values of human rights, peace and social progress.
South Africa and Brazil share joint membership of a number of international organisations, including the IBSA and BRICS formations.
Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President, on 072 854 5707
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