On 5-10 September Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Africa Mikhail Petrakov visited the South African province of Kwazulu-Natal, situated in the East of the country.
During the trip the Ambassador held talks with the Honourable Premier of Kwazulu-Natal Mr E.S.Mchunu and MEC for Economic development and Tourism Mr M.Mabuyakhulu. The parties discussed various issues of bilateral cooperation, focusing on trade and tourism.
The Ambassador also met with the Mayor of Durban Mr J.Nxumalo. Among the issues discussed were intra-city cooperation between Russia and South Africa, interaction in the spheres of education and sports.