President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Musina where he will preside over the launch of the Border Management Authority [BMA] in Limpopo.
The launch of the BMA follows its formal establishment and assumption of its status as a schedule 3 (A) public entity on 1 April 2023.
The establishment of the BMA means that South Africa now has an integrated border management platform, with a single command and control with which to support the attainment of secure borders, safe travel and trade.
As part of the launch, President Ramaphosa will receive President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa to hold official talks. Also to undertake a guided tour of the Beitbridge border, supported by members of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee (IMCC) on the BMA.
PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA TO LAUNCH BORDER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
The President will then proceed to officiate the launch of the BMA at the Musina Show Grounds. This will also include handing over a Sword to the Commissioner of the BMA to delegate the powers to lead the third law enforcement authority in the Republic.