Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka to host Bolivian Counterpart
- South African Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will on Wednesday 11 April
2007 host her Bolivian counterpart Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera for bilateral
political and economic discussions at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Vice President
Garcia will pay a working visit to South Africa from Tuesday - Thursday 10-12
April 2007 during which he will visit Gauteng and Cape Town.
Mlambo-Ngcuka will host Prime Minister Garcia within the context of South Africa's
commitment to further strengthen bilateral political, economic and trade relations
with Bolivia as part of advancing South-South relations.
Issues on the agenda
of discussions between Deputy President Mlambo-Ngcuka and Prime Minister Garcia
are expected to include, among others:
- The status of bilateral political
and economic relations between both countries including the potential and opportunities
for trade and investment co-operation between both countries;
- A briefing
on developments in South America and Southern Africa;
- Co-operation between
South Africa and Bolivia in the field of constitutional reform; and
issues of mutual concern including the achievement of the Millennium Development
Goals, and the comprehensive reform of the United Nations.
Garcia will visit Cape Town on Tuesday 10 April 2007 where he will hold discussions
with the Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete.
Vice President Garcia will
depart from South Africa on Thursday 12 April 2007.
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Programme for Working Visit to South Africa by Bolivian Vice President Prof Alvato
Garcia Lineta, Tuesday 10 - Wednesday 11 April 2007
by Ronnie Mamoepa on 082 990 4853
Department of Foreign Affairs
9 April 2007