AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has congratulated KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala and Members of the Executive Council on their election to lead government.

His Majesty was addressing the first ever meeting with the provincial Members of Executive Council along with provincial Traditional leaders in Osuthu palace in kwaNongoma, in the northern part of the province.

The Monarch says the new administration needs to ensure the economy of the province grows.

He also emphasised that relations between government and Ingonyama Trust Board should be renewed.

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