THE President of Namibia and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), Dr. Hage Geingob congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa and expressed confidence that economic cooperation and growth in the region would accelerate.
President Geingob in his congratulatory message said that the unanimous endorsement of President Ramaphosa by South Africans was a clear demonstration of the confidence people had in his leadership.
Moreover, Dr. Geingob also said that the SADC region had confidence in the ability of President Ramaphosa to take South Africa forward. President Geingob emphasized that he looked forward to strengthening cooperation between Namibia and South Africa to accelerate economic growth and to meet the developmental aspirations of citizens in the two sister countries.
Ramaphosa, leader of the African National Congress (ANC), was elected unopposed by the 6th Parliament today 22 May 2019 as Head of State will be inaugurated as President of the Republic of South Africa on 25 May 2019.