“We came to visit the two ZCC Churches, we were well received. We came here mainly to thank them for the support they are giving to the government and nation. Also the decisions they have taken not to go ahead with the Good Friday and Easter celebrations.” said President Ramaphosa
The President has said that they visited Moria to brief them about the processes the government is involved in for dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
The visit seems to be an attempt to educate the religious leaders on the dangers of coronavirus and ensure they are not proceeding with large gatherings during these important religious times.
#COVID19 Our visit to Zion City in Moria earlier today is a continuation of our stakeholder consultations and we will be engaging with leaders of various institutions across different sectors as we respond to curb the spread of the #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/TkECY0Vh88— Cyril Ramaphosa ?? (@CyrilRamaphosa) April 5, 2020
Dr Zweli Mkhize, The Minister of Health was able to brief the ZCC with the ongoing work concerning the outbreak.
The President says that the trip was successful and it was a great moment to connect with the churches and also to brief them about the virus.