10 May 2016
Deputy Minister Landers on a visit to Gabon to strengthen relations
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, is scheduled to undertake a visit to the Republic of Gabon from 12 to 13 May 2016.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral political and economic relations.
Relations between South Africa and Gabon are sound and the visit aims to further strengthen and expand the partnership.
The visit also provides an opportunity for the exchange of views on regional, continental and international issues of mutual concern.
Bilateral economic relations between South Africa and Gabon are steadily growing, with total trade in 2015 just over R630 million.
South African exports to Gabon totalled approximately R520 million.
Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, 082 884 5974
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road