SA congratulates Brazilian President-elect

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended congratulations to Jair Bolsonaro on his election as the President of Brazil.

In a statement on Monday, President Ramaphosa further congratulated the people of Brazil for holding successful elections.

He reaffirmed the warm fraternal ties between Brazil and South Africa, which he said are based on the shared values of human rights, peace and social progress.

South Africa and Brazil share joint membership of a number of international organisations, including the IBSA [India, Brazil and South Africa] and BRICS [Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa] formations. –