Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, paid a courtesy call on President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, making it their first meeting since her appointment.
Presidency spokesperson, Bongani Ngqulunga, said: “President Zuma congratulated Advocate Mkhwebane on her appointment and pledged his and government’s support and cooperation as she fulfills her constitutional responsibilities.
“The President reiterated the importance of all Chapter 9 institutions in our constitutional democracy,” added Ngqulunga.
Mkhwebane took up office on October 19, taking over from Thuli Madonsela.
According to the Presidency, Mkhwebane thanked the President for the opportunity to meet and said she looked forward to constructive working relations with government.