Pakistan’s High Commissioner presents credentials to President Zuma
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to South Africa Mr. Najm us Saqib with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa in a picture taken after the High Commissioner presented his Credentials to the President in Pretoria on 6 March, 2014. Mrs. Madiha Saqib is also seen in the picture.
6 March 2014
The High Commissioner of Pakistan to South Africa Mr. Najm us Saqib presented his credentials to President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today.
President Zuma warmly received High Commissioner Najm us Saqib at the President’s Guest House and wished him “ all the best ” for a most successful and professionally rewarding stay in South Africa.
High Commissioner Najm us Saqib conveyed greetings and good wishes from President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to President Jacob Zuma, which were warmly reciprocated by the South African President.
In his formal speech, President Zuma, inter alia, stated that his Government had “ a good story to tell ” to the people of South Africa and the world at large. He also observed that South Africa was a much better place now as compared to the one during the pre-1994 “Apartheid era”.
Referring to Nelson Mandela as a “global icon” and a “citizen of the world”, President Zuma thanked the world leaders including President Mamnoon Hussain for their support and participation in Mandela’s memorial ceremony organized in Johannesburg on 10 December, 2013.
High Commissioner Najm us Saqib and President Jacob Zuma discussed ways and means to expand bilateral relations between Pakistan and South Africa in diverse fields for the welfare of peoples of both the democratic Republics.
High Commission for Pakistan, Pretoria