Motlanthe attends Africa-India summit

2011-05-24 07:08

 Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe arrived in Ethiopia for the Africa-India Summit today, the Presidency said.

“The deputy president arrived in Addis Ababa, the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, to attend the second Africa-India Forum Summit,” Presidency spokesperson Thabo Masebe said in a statement.

The two-day summit would evaluate progress in areas including institutional capacity building, science and technology, agricultural productivity and food security.

Motlanthe was accompanied by International Relations Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim and other senior government officials, Masebe said.

The summit would look at African economic programmes within the context of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development.

Motlanthe was expected back in South Africa on Thursday.

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