Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, with the Presidency calling it “productive”.
According to a statement by the top office, Ramaphosa took part in several WEF sessions, “flying the flag of South Africa hard at work”.
The Presidency says that Ramaphosa and his delegation, including Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, successfully conveyed SA’s “openness to business”, adding that it remains a prime destination for foreign investment.
“In this context and acting in unison the delegation highlighted that South Africa remains focused on pursuing a path to faster, inclusive and job-creating economic growth,” says the statement. “South Africa’s strong institutions, stable macroeconomic environment, developed financial markets and strategic position provide a solid platform for stronger growth.”
The South African delegation consisted of a total of 56 people, all of whom are involved in either government, business or labour.