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President Kiir concludes his visit to South Africa and returns home

April 18, 2021(Nyamilepedia) — South Sudan’s incumbent president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, concluded his visit to South Africa where he spent three days and returned to Juba today, April 18, 2021.
South Sudan's First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar welcoming president Salva Kiir Mayardit back home at the Juba International Airport following a three days visit to Pretoria, South Africa(Photo credit: Courtesy Image/Nyamilepedia)
South Sudan’s First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar welcoming president Salva Kiir Mayardit back home at the Juba International Airport following a three days visit to Pretoria, South Africa(Photo credit: Courtesy Image/Nyamilepedia)

The South Sudanese President left the country for South African on April 15, 2021 and was received upon arrival at the Johannesburg- OR Tambo International Airport by the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, President Salva Kiir paid a courtesy visit to his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa, at the State House and briefed him on the progress of the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement of the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan(R-ARCISS).

According to the Minister of the Presidential Affairs Minister, Dr. Barnabas Marial Benjamin, President Salva Kiir held extensive talks with President Cyril Ramaphosa on a number of issues pertaining to the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement and ways to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relations between South Sudan and South Africa.

Dr. Marial said the two leaders noted the potential opportunities of cooperation between South Sudan and South Africa and further agreed to work to develop partnership in the trade and investment sectors as well as to the peace and stability in the Republic of South Sudan.

President Salva Kiir Mayardit high-level delegation to South Africa included, the Minister of Presidential Affairs Hon. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Beatrice Khamisa Wani and the Executive Director in the Office of the President, Hon. James Deng Wal.

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