President Cyril Ramaphosa looks on during a welcoming ceremony upon the arrival of the French President at the government's Union Buildings, in Pretoria, on May 28, 2021. Ludovic Marin / AFP
JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday meet with political parties as part of his consultations with leaders in various sectors to develop a society-wide response to the crisis.
On Monday, government ministers met with business leaders and Tuesday the president chaired a National Security Council meeting.
On Tuesday night the president met with religious leaders.
They have asked to allow prayer meetings in an effort to restore calm and provide counselling.
Church gatherings are not permitted under adjusted level four lockdown regulations.