State Security welcomes Ambassador Langa’s appointment

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Pretoria - The Ministry of State Security has welcomed the appointment of Ambassador Bheki WJ Langa as head of the domestic branch of the State Security Agency (SSA).

Ambassador Langa’s appointment was made by President Jacob Zuma in terms of the constitution and relevant legislation.

The appointment is effective from 1 August 2015.

Ambassador Langa holds a Master of Science and PhD in Economics with a Post Graduate Diploma in Quantitative Development Economics. He also holds an MA in Social and Development studies as well as additional qualifications at a number of highly recognised international tertiary institutions.

He has also completed comprehensive intelligence training in Russia.

“His illustrious career spans 39 years and includes deployments during the struggle for liberation. He is a seasoned public servant who served in various government portfolios since 1994 until 2005,” said the Ministry.

"Ambassador Langa brings with him immense understanding and knowledge of the intelligence environment and his astute managerial experience will help move the organisation forward," said the Ministry.-

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