Guyana gets new South African High Commissioner

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By Kurt Campbell

Newly appointed South African High Commissioner to Guyana Maureen Modiselle and President Donald Ramotar. [iNews' Photo]
Newly appointed South African High Commissioner to Guyana Maureen Modiselle and President Donald Ramotar. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Newly appointed South African High Commissioner to Guyana Maureen Modiselle presented her letter of credence to President Donald Ramotar at his office on Thursday (November 28).

The Head of State said he was extremely pleased to welcome and accept Modiselle as the High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Guyana as well as the letter of recall of her predecessor.

He said that South Africa is one of the countries on the African Continent with which Guyana has enjoyed a more dynamic relationship in recent years and view this accreditation as a true testimony to South Africa’s Government resolve to strengthen bilateral cooperation

President Ramotar reminded of the recently established High Commission in Pretoria in this regard.

He is hopeful that the two countries will continue to enhance bilateral relations through the development of programmes of cooperation for a renewed focus on economic, social and environmental development that would redound to the benefit of both countries.

Ramotar in welcoming the High Commissioner noted his confidence that her appointment will serve as a catalyst for these efforts and extended his Government’s full cooperation to assist Modiselle in discharging her duties.

Modiselle, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration and a Diploma in Nursing and Public Relations has served in the ANC structures during her times in exile and continued to serve since her return to South Africa in 1990.

Additionally, she has served in various capacities in the ANC North West Branch, including as Provincial Executive Committee Member.

 

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