Their Majesties, the King and Queen Consort, hosted the State Banquet for the President of the Republic of South Africa. This honor was bestowed on the president on behalf of the entire nation.
During the first state visit of his reign, the King greeted the President of South Africa. This event marked the beginning of the king’s rule.
He also invited President Ramaphosa to visit Buckingham Palace to see a unique show of items from the Royal Collection.
The complete text of the King’s speech can be found here: