Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Republic of South Sudan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

President Kiir Receives Credence Letters from 19 Ambassadors, Strengthening International Relations

Juba, March 20, 2024 (PPU)- President Salva Kiir Mayardit received letters of credence from 19 foreign Ambassadors in a ceremony held on Wednesday, underscoring the robust and friendly ties between their respective countries and South Sudan.

During the ceremony, the Ambassadors extended warm greetings on behalf of their nations and reaffirmed their commitment to enhancing diplomatic relations with South Sudan.

The Ambassadors hail from a diverse range of countries, including Canada, Libya, Zimbabwe, Japan, Kenya, Botswana, Bangladesh, Cuba, Spain, Ireland, Finland, Greece, Portugal, Pakistan, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, Cyprus, Vietnam, and Belgium.

President Kiir warmly welcomed the ambassadors and stressed the pivotal role of diplomacy in fostering international cooperation and mutual understanding.

In attendance at the ceremony was Foreign Minister Hon. Amb. Dr. James Pitia Morgan, who emphasized South Sudan’s deep appreciation for its international partnerships and its commitment to collaborating on global challenges while promoting peace and stability.

The Ambassadors, in turn, congratulated President Kiir for his tireless efforts in the pursuit of peace and expressed unwavering confidence in his leadership. They also commended South Sudan’s significant contributions to regional and international affairs, particularly its role in advancing peace and stability within the region.