Republic Day 2019 Chief Guest: This year Cyril Ramaphosa South African President will be Chief Guest of Republic Day 2019 after Donald Trump Declined due to time and schedule problem. On this Republic Day of India, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be our Indian chief guest in 2019, just because Donald Trump US President declined Delhi’s invitation as because time schedule problem and after that, invitation was sent to the Ramaphosa who is the south African President and the best thing is Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the invitation to be the chief guest on Republic Day parade.
Republic Day 2019 Chief Guest
Ramaphosa at the age of 65 has become president this year, succeeding Jacob Zuma as South Africa’s head of state.
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally had invited President Donald Trump for a great visit to India during their talks in Washington during last year talk. “President of United State Donald Trump was honoured by Modi’s invitation for him to be Chief Guest at Rajpath of India’s Republic Day on this January 26 2019 but he is unable to be there due to scheduling problems,” a White House spokesperson had said when asked about Trump’s decision on Modi’s invitation.
Republic Day Chief Guest Cyril Ramaphosa South African President
When US president trump declined India’s invitation after that Indian government was looking for a country with peace and symbolic significance. Cyril Ramaphosa, a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, was invited because this year will mark Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
Ramaphosa will participate in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas festivities, which celebrate Gandhi’s arrival to India from South Africa. This year, they will occur in Varanasi, which happens to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha electorate.
Republic Day Chief Guest Cyril Ramaphosa Biography
- Cyril Ramaphosa Birth Day: 17 November 1952
- Cyril Ramaphosa Nationality: South African
- Cyril Ramaphosa Popular: Presidents Political Leaders
- Cyril Ramaphosa Sun Sign: Scorpio
- Cyril Ramaphosa Age: 66 Years, 66 Year Old Males
- Cyril Ramaphosa Also Known As: Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
- Cyril Ramaphosa Born In: Soweto
- Cyril Ramaphosa Famous As: President of South Africa
- Cyril Ramaphosa Spouse/Ex-: Tshepo Motsepe, Nomazizi Mtshotshisa.
- Cyril Ramaphosa Father: Samuel Ramaphosa
- Cyril Ramaphosa Mother: Erdmuth
- Cyril Ramaphosa Founder/Co-Founder: National Union of Mineworkers
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