3 August 2023
Minister Pandor to host her New Zealand counterpart in Cape Town
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will host the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, on Friday, 4 August 2023, in Cape Town.
It is expected that the two Ministers will discuss bilateral relations between South Africa and New Zealand as well as the situation in Africa, Ukraine–Russia, women empowerment, science and technology, nuclear disarmament and UN Security Council reform.
Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1994, South Africa and New Zealand have signed nine agreements. Additionally, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Bilateral Cooperation will be signed by the two Ministers.
New Zealand’s ties with South Africa range from trade and tourism; agriculture; disarmament; fisheries; environment; indigenous and human rights issues as well as sports.
The media are invited to cover Opening Remarks by Ministers Pandor and Mahuta.
Date: Friday, 4 August 2023
Venue: The Westin hotel, Cape Town
Enquiries: Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road