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On function in observance of Russian National Day

On function in observance of Russian National Day

 

 

On 14 June 2018 the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of South Africa hosted a function on the occasion of Russian National Day. Over 400 guests attended the reception, including Ambassadors, diplomats, journalists, compatriots, representatives of South African ministries and agencies, civic, business and academic communities. Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Africa Mikhail Petrakov and chief guest of the function - Deputy Minister Public Service and Administration, RSA, Dr Pilane-Majake delivered addresses. In his speech, Ambassador Petrakov highlighted the strategic and friendly nature of Russian-South African relations and particularly emphasized the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, encouraging the guests not to miss the tournament’s opening ceremony and match.

Video of the Ambassador Mikhail Petrakov’s welcoming speech:

https://twitter.com/EmbassyofRussia/status/1007215222283628544


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