ZUMA-RUTTE

22 Jan 2015 22:00pm
ZUMA MEETS RUTTE IN SWITZERLAND President Jacob Zuma held a bilateral meeting with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, the Presidency said. "The two leaders singled out agriculture, ports as well as water and sanitation as some of the key areas the two countries will be enhancing cooperation on," spokesman Mac Maharaj said in a statement. "South Africa and Netherlands enjoy strong bilateral relations and the meeting served to further enhance cooperation in social, economic, cultural and political arenas." Maharaj said Rutte accepted Zuma's invitation for an official visit to South Africa. Sapa /kd/lp