President Jacob Zuma of South Africa will on Friday meet with foreign nationals affected by xenophobic attacks in the country.
Below is a statement issued by the South African Presidency.
“President Zuma will meet with organisations representing foreign nationals. President Jacob Zuma will on Friday, meet with leaders of organisations representing foreign nationals resident in the country at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Pretoria.
“The President will meet with leaders representing foreign nationals from within Africa and also Pakistan and Bangladesh.
The meeting is part of building lasting partnerships with stakeholders in the country to ensure that the shameful attacks on foreign nationals do not recur in the country.
Foreign nationals have for years been successfully integrated into many communities in the country and government thus seeks to gain lessons from these successes.”