Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula visits South Sudan, 29 Jan

Minister Mapisa-Nqakula to undertake diplomatic visit to South Sudan

On Monday, the 29th of January 2018, the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will visit the capital of South Sudan, Juba to meet with her counterpart, Lt. General Kuol Manyang Juuk, and sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Defence between the government of the Republic of South Africa and the Republic of South Sudan.

The MoU is a product of long existing bilateral relations between the two countries dating back to the liberation struggles and South Sudan’s independence, in which South Africa played a critical role.

It is intended that the MoU will facilitate better relations between the two countries, enhance security sector reforms as well as ensure peace and stability in South Sudan.

Source: Government of South Africa