Reception Hall, Malacañan Palace
December 4, 2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomed Her Excellency Bartinah Ntombizodwa Radebe Netshitenzhe, Resident Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of South Africa to the Philippines, in a ceremony at the Reception Hall of Malacañan Palace.

“Mr. President, I’m sent here as an envoy on behalf of the South African community, and the President and his Cabinet to represent South Africa, and work together with you for a common interest of our people,” the new South African Ambassador said to President Duterte when she presented her credentials.