South African President Cyril Ramaphosa To Be 2019 Republic Day Chief Guest

New Delhi: 

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be chief guest at India’s 70th Republic Day celebrations, Ministry of External Affairs said on Saturday.

Mr Ramaphosa was invited to be the chief guest by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the two leaders met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires.

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet: “President Ramaphosa accepted India’s invitation to be the Chief Guest at Republic Day during 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.” 

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