President, Brahim Gali offers condolences to his South African counterpart following the death of Ambassador Dumisani Khumalo

Bir Lehlou, Jan 22 2019 (SPS) – President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has sent a condolence message to his South African  counterpart, President of the Republic of South Africa , H.E. Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, following  the death of Ambassador Dumisani Khumalo who died on Sunday at the age of 71.

“It was with overwhelming sadness and deep sorrow that we learnt about the death of Ambassador Dumisani Khumalo who died on Sunday at the age of 71.” President of the Republic says in his condolence message

President, Brahim Gali expressed on behalf of the Government and the people of the Sahrawi Republic, I would like to extend to you, to the brotherly people of the Republic of South Africa and to the family and comrades of the deceased our most heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies at this painful time.

“Ambassador Khumalo, who served as Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the United Nations, was a great and seasoned diplomat and freedom fighter par excellence who served his country and people with exemplary devotion and diligence. “He adds

During this tenure at the United Nations, Ambassador Khumalo worked wholeheartedly to promote and defend African interests and issues, including his passionate and firm support for the right of the Sahrawi people to self-determination and freedom. Grateful to his steadfast and principled positions, we would like to pay tribute to his great moral qualities and dedication. Gali concludes his condolence letter  SPS

 

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