France PM to visit South Africa

France Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe will be visiting the Republic of South Africa to hold talks with the country’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa.

The French Prime Minister will meet with Ramaphosa and SA deputy president, David Mabusa on Thursday. The leaders will hold talks on “shared economic and international interest and preside over signing a number of bilateral agreements” reports The Citizen.

Philippe will later on Thursday address the South African French Business Forum in Johannesburg. The PM will be briefing investors on changes in France, where the country’s is implementing pro-business reforms and seeking to make the labour market more flexible.

The French Prime Minister will travel to Cape Town where is he expected to handover digitised sound archives of the Rivonia Trial, which were restored by the French National Audio-visual Institute, to South African authorities.

 

Source: The Citizen

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