President Mnangagwa Attends Korea-Africa Summit in Seoul

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa attended the Korea-Africa Summit in Seoul from June 4 to 5, 2024. The summit, themed “The Future We Make Together: Shared Growth, Sustainability, and Solidarity,” brought together 24 Heads of State and Government to discuss collaborative efforts between Korea and Africa.

During the summit, President Mnangagwa held bilateral talks with South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol. The discussions focused on potential areas of cooperation between Zimbabwe and South Korea, emphasizing the need to strengthen bilateral relations. Additionally, President Mnangagwa met with the President of Mauritius to explore areas of mutual interest.

The summit concluded with the adoption of a Joint Declaration outlining a framework for cooperation in several key areas, including enhancing educational and research infrastructure, promoting high-quality programs in science and technology, collaborating on food security and sustainable agriculture, strengthening defence ties, and increasing Korea’s official development assistance to Africa.

Overall, the summit underscored the commitment of both Korea and African nations to work together for shared growth and sustainable development, setting a new direction for future cooperation.

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