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First India-South Africa Business Summit Concluded in Johannesburg Details, Purpose



First India-South Africa Business Summit Concluded in Johannesburg- Details, Purpose

India and South Africa first-ever held two-day business summit was concluded at Sandston Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

India-South Africa two-day business summit was scheduled from 29th April to 30th April 2018.

India-South Africa business summit was attended by Indian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, and South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

India-South Africa business summit was also marked by the presence of trade and industry ministers and top CEOs and industry specialists from India, South Africa and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries

India-South Africa business summit inaugurated with a tribute to Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi followed by a plenary session, eight breakaway sessions and a closing session, all of which seek to chart the way forward for the India-South Africa relationship.

India-South Africa business summit was also marked by a MoU that was signed between Invest SA and Invest India, strengthening a rapidly growing economic and trade partnership between the two strategic partner countries.

India-South Africa business summit also featured a book release of The Red Fort Declaration - The Legacy 20 Years on, Commemoration of 20 years of Strategic Partnership, authored by journalist Fakir Hassen, which documents the progress of bilateral relations between the two countries.

There was also the release of a White Paper setting out the substantive corporate social responsibilities of Indian companies based in South Africa.


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