A delegation of 35 business leaders from South Africa, led by African National Congress Co-ordinator and Co-Governor of the Progression Business Forum Renier Schoemen called on External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris at the External Affairs Ministry.
South Africa's Deputy Economic Development Minister Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize accompanied the delegation.
The ANC Progression Business Forum with which over 600 South African companies are associated, is in the country to discuss practical strategies for strengthening relationships between Sri Lanka and South African companies.
The Forum met with representatives of the Chambers of Commerce in Sri Lanka and with a number of institutions, including the Board of Investment and the Export Development Board.