French delegation to visit Eastern Cape
Ambassador of France to South Africa HE Elisabeth Barbier and a delegation representing France in South Africa will visit the Eastern Cape, specifically Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas, between 18 and 21 April 2016.
The purpose of the visit will be to promote France’s activities, both in South Africa and in the Eastern Cape, and to interact with stakeholders and officials on local and provincial level about opportunities in the region.
The delegation will meet with several high-level officials from the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality and the Eastern Cape Provincial Government.
On this occasion, the French Navy Ship Le Floréal will pay a courtesy call to Port Elizabeth from 18 to 23 April 2016.
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In addition, Ambassador Barbier will on 20 April 2016 open an art exhibition by 2013 Gerard Sekoto Award recipient Mongezi Ncaphayi entitled ’Spirit’s Response’ at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Art Gallery in Bird Street. His first solo exhibition will run until 13 May.