South Africa: Lula to Discuss Investment, Trade During Visit

source: allAfrica
Business Day (Johannesburg)
Loyiso Langeni
9 July 2010

Johannesburg — BRAZILIAN President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva arrived in SA yesterday for a state visit.

On Sunday, SA will officially hand over the keys to Brazil as the next host nation of the Fifa Soccer World Cup to be held in 2014. This event will take place at the closing ceremony of the World Cup, which both Mr Lula da Silva and President Jacob Zuma are expected to attend.

The Brazilian delegation will also use the visit to discuss political, trade and investment issues with SA.

International Relations and Co-operation director-general Ayanda Ntsaluba said yesterday that both presidents would sign a partnership agreement that would intensify relations between the two countries.

“We believe that these relations are strong enough beyond any [continue reading]


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