Statement on the Appointment of Dr. Naledi Pandor as Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

Press Statement
Embassy of the United States
877 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
May 30, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement on the Appointment of Dr. Naledi Pandor as Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

The Embassy of the United States warmly congratulates Dr. Naledi Pandor on her appointment as Minister of International Relations and Cooperation.  We have deeply valued our partnership with Minister Pandor to strengthen bilateral science and technology cooperation during her time as Minister of Science and Technology, and we appreciated her support as Minister of Higher Education to increase opportunities for South African students and academics in the United States.  With Minister Pandor now at the helm of DIRCO, we look forward to working closely with her and all of the team at DIRCO to advance our shared bilateral, regional, and global interests.