AfDB President Kaberuka’s Visit to Southern Africa

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From: 08/03/2011
To: 15/03/2011
Location: South Africa


The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka will undertake an official visit to South Africa  from 8 to 15 March 2011.  During the visit, President Kaberuka will hold high-level talks with South African Authorities on issues of common interest to the Bank and South Africa. The program of the mission includes among others, high level discussions on the pace of global recovery, emerging risks, and South Africa’s leadership role in the C-10 group of African countries and in advancing the African agenda at the G20, as well as a roundtable discussion with South African financial institutions.

Other items on the President’s agenda include discussions on the Bank’s operations in South Africa with special emphasis  on its portfolio investments in infrastructure, social sector and climate change, which are sectors in which the Bank intends to further deepen its operational support to the country. This year’s United Nations conference on climate change will take place in Durban from 28 November to 9 December 2011. During his trip, President Kaberuka will have the opportunity to visit some Bank financed projects in South Africa  and the Bank’s office in Pretoria.