President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over the official certificate of recognition to AmaZulu King MisuZulu kaZwelithini. The ceremony took place at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban.
Among other provisions, the certificate confirms that the King has the powers to govern His Majesty’s area of jurisdiction in terms of custom, customary and applicable laws.
Ramaphosa has committed to working hand-in-hand with the AmaZulu King for the development of the nation and South Africa. He says today marks a rich history that will be taught to generations to come. The president addressed those attending the event.
“I’m here to commit my government to working with his Majesty to change the lives of our people and to transform our rural areas into places of development and prosperity. I do so to recognize that our traditional leaders are the true custodians of the cultures, the customers and traditions that make us who we are.”
Politicians, the Diplomatic Corps and business leaders witnessed President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially handing over the Certificate of Recognition to AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.