25 June 2019
On Monday 24 June, South Africa’s Minister for International Relations, Naledi Pandor, signed a partnership agreement with her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Beijing on the sidelines of the ongoing China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Coordinators’ Meeting. Pandor, who is leading the South African delegation to the Forum, held a bilateral meeting with Wang Yi, prior to another meeting with senior personnel from the Astronomy Institute of China. The bilateral agreement serves as a working framework for the Chinese entities to partner with South Africa on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.
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