Media Advisory

19 November 2013

Trade and Investment Seminar to focus on Asia and Middle East trade

Members of the media are invited to a trade seminar on Asia & Middle East Diplomatic Corps organised by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in partnership with the Provincial Government of Western Cape. Deputy Minister Marius Fransman will deliver the keynote address at the seminar.

Heads of Missions and trade diplomats from various Middle East and Asian countries with diplomatic accreditation in South Africa will be amongst the participants at the seminar. Trade and investment from Asia has now become the largest source of Foreign Direct Investment into Africa.

The media are invited as follows:

Date: 21 November 2013

Venue: The Bay Hotel, 69 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Time: 08h30 (arrival and registration)

PROGRAMME ON 21 NOV 2013

  • Keynote address by Deputy Minister Marius Fransman
  • Overview of Relations between South Africa and Asia-Middle East, by Amb A Sooklal, Deputy Director-General for Asia and Middle East
  • Doing Business in Asia, by the Dean of Asia Diplomatic Corps
  • Doing Business in the Middle East, by the of Middle East Diplomatic Corps
  • Panel presentations
  • Question and Answer session

RSVP: Ms Juanique Bowman / bowmanj@dirco.gov.za

Enq: Mr Curtis Singo, 072 625 7060

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

Private Bag X152
Pretoria
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