President Zuma to visit Tanzania for a three day state visit
South African president Jacob Zuma is expected in Tanzania Wednesday for a three-day state visit, in response to an invitation by President John Magufuli.
Addressing members of the media on Monday in Dar es Salaam, minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relationship Dr Augustine Mahiga said the visit aims at cementing bilateral relations, and to explore various development opportunities.
President Zuma will be accompanied by six ministers and at least 80 South African businesspeople.
"He will be in the country from 10-13 May and, among others, he will have private talk with his host President Magufuli at State House, before signing three contracts on bio diversity, transport and energy," said Dr Mahiga
According to Mahiga, trade volume between the two countries has increased from $803 million in 2006 to $2.2 billion in 2016, creating about 20,916 jobs.