Thirty-two bilateral agreements have been signed between Nigeria and South Africa following talks between President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari has embarked on a two-day visit to South Africa.
[More Pics] President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, for a State visit on Thursday #NigeriaInSA #StateVisit @PresidencyZA @CyrilRamaphosa @NGRPresident @MBuhari https://t.co/bedJlQasIr pic.twitter.com/Ocnlzzt7G5— SA Gov News (@SAgovnews) October 3, 2019
Eyewitness News reporter Nthakoana Ngatane says a memorandum of understanding has also been signed.
According to President Cyril Ramaphosa 's statement, they have escalated what is called the binational commission between the two countries. This commission covers infrastructure development, issues of stability on the continent...so the two ministers of foreign affairs signed the minutes of agreement between the two countries.— Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN
Ngatane says Ramaphosa has met with business communities from South Africa and Nigeria as the private sector was most affected by recent violence.
This is a forum for the private sector. The two countries are now saying that they want to see more South Africans going to Nigeria, more Nigerians coming to South Africa... to set up more multinationals between the two countries.— Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN
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