The Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) kicked off this week in the Zimbabwean capital Harare with a preparatory meeting of senior government officials.
The meeting of senior officials on Thursday, 7 March 2019 was jointly opened by Zimbabwe’s permanent secretary for foreign affairs and International Trade Minister James Manzou as well as his South African counterpart, Kgado Mahoai.
The two officials called for the need to expedite the implementation of agreements already signed by South Africans.
The senior officials meeting will be followed by a gathering of ministers from the two countries in Harare on 11 March 2019.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa and South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa will co-chair the BNC on 12 March 2019.
The BNC is the highest bilateral framework of cooperation between Zimbabwe and South Africa.