Mbeki to attend TICAD III

Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki leads the country's delegation to the Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD III) in Tokyo, Japan from 28-29 September, a Foreign ministry statement said Friday.
Issues to be discussed, the foreign ministry said, included consolidation of peace, prevention of conflict, human-centred development, health and infectious diseases, water supply, capacity building and human resources development.
Governance, social and economic infrastructure, agricultural development, food security and emergency response, private sector development and Asia-Africa cooperation are highlights of the meeting, the statement said.

26 september 2003 23:45:00




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