South Africa, Congo DR sign visa waiver agreement

Posted: August 2, 2017 in general
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auSouth Africa has signed a visa waiver agreement with the Congo Democratic Republic in furtherance of their bi-national relations.

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize who signed the agreement with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari, Monday, said the deal was an expression of the good relationship existing between both countries.

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have maintained good diplomatic and political relations.

The highest expression of the quality and significance of this diplomatic relations is the annual Bi-National Commission (BNC) co-chaired by their Heads of State.

In this regard, during the 10th Session of the BNC that took place in Pretoria in June 2017, both countries agreed that the signing of the visa waiver agreement should be concluded in July 2017.

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