South Africa and Angola have committed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of mining and upstream petroleum, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has said.
This follows a meeting with his Angolan counterpart, Minister of Geology and Mining, Honourable Francisco Queiroz, on the sidelines of the Investing in African Mining Indaba which is currently underway in Cape Town.
Minister Zwane said the two countries will collaborate on matters of mutual interest, including in the areas of policy, geological mapping, exploration and policy.
'We must also action the agreements in the African Mining Vision, so that our objective of a prosperous Africa can be realised," Minister Zwane.
Teams from both countries will meet in the next two weeks to begin implementing the bilateral commitments.
Issued by Department of Mineral Resources