High Commission of India, Pretoria, and CGI Johannesburg hosted the national day Reception on the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day of India on 26 January 2022. Ms. Maropeng Ramakgopa, Special Advisor to the Hon'ble President of South Africa represented the Government of South Africa as Chief Guest. High Commissioner Shri Jaideep Sarkar addressed the gathering comprising of distinguished guests from the Diplomatic Corps, local government, and friends of India & members of the Indian diaspora. He highlighted important milestones and other aspects of historic and cordial bilateral relations. Chief Guest, Ms. Maropeng Ramakgopa also echoed the same in her address.