South Africa and Gabon strengthen relations
13 May 2016
South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, is on a visit to the Republic of Gabon from 12 to 13 May 2016.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral political and economic relations. Relations between South Africa and Gabon are sound and the visit aims to further strengthen and expand the partnership.
Photo: Meeting between the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Gabonese Republic, Mr Calixte Isidore Nsie Edang and Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Luwellyn Landers in Libraville, Gabon on 12 May 2016. -Yolande Snyman
The visit also provides an opportunity for the exchange of views on regional, continental and international issues of mutual concern.
Bilateral economic relations between South Africa and Gabon are steadily growing, with total trade in 2015 just over R630 million.
South African exports to Gabon totalled approximately R520 million.