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SOUTH AFRICA TO HOST THE 17TH INDIAN OCEAN RIM ASSOCIATION (IORA) COUNCIL OF MINISTERS' MEETINGS
South Africa will assume the role of Chair of IORA in October 2017, taking over from Indonesia.

The country will host the 17th IORA Council of Ministers' Meeting from 14 to 18 October 2017 in Durban under the theme: "IORA V Uniting the Peoples of Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Middle East through Enhanced Cooperation for Peace, Stability and Sustainable Development".

The aim of the association is to promote trade liberalisation and trade cooperation between the member states with activities focusing on trade facilitation, investment promotion and economic cooperation.

The IORA Council of Ministers Meeting will take place on 18 October and will be preceded by the following activities:

  • 23rd Indian Ocean Rim Academic Group (IORAG): 14 October 2017
  • 23rd Indian Ocean Rim Business Forum (IORBF): 14 October 2017
  • 17th Working Group on Trade and Investment (WGTI): 15 October 2017
  • Sub-Committee on Finance (SCF): 15 October 2017
  • 19th Committee of Senior Officials (CSO): 16-17 October 2017
  • Interactive dialogue between Senior Officials & Dialogue Partners: 17 October 2017
  • 17th Council of Ministers (COM): 18 October 2017.

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