Deputy Minister Ebrahim to undertake a two nation working visit to the Middle East and Asia
27 Apr 2012
The Deputy Minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim Ebrahim, embarks on a two nation tour to the Middle East and Asia. The objective of the visits will be to exchange views on enhancing bilateral cooperation between South Africa and the regions on areas of economiccooperation; Trade; Tourism and Investment; stability and development.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim will also use this occasion to attend the fourth session of the South Africa/Saudi Arabia RSA-KSA Joint Economic Commission from 28 to 30 April 2012.
Countries to be visited include Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.
During the course of the visits Deputy Minister Ebrahim is expected to meet with the Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia; the Consultative Council of Saudi Arabia; Deputy Ministers and other senior government officialsof the respective countries.
Deputy Minister Ebrahim will also attend Freedom Day Celebrations organised by the South African Embassy in Riyadh on 27 April 2012.
In this regard, the visits will strengthen bilateral and multilateral relations between these countries while continuing to seek opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation towards addressing both countries’ national priorities.
For further information, please contact:
Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO,
Cell: +2782 884 5974
Issued by: Department of International Relations and Cooperation
27 Apr 2012
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