According to Russia’s ambassador Anatoly Makarov, SA president Jacob Zuma is set to visit Russia in April or May.
Russian ambassador to South Africa said this after a meeting hosted by Business Unity SA (BUSA) in Midrand on On Monday with the Participation of the Russia-SA Business Council.
The news appeared on the daily news bulletin of South Africa.
Ambassador Makarov said he was giving serious thought to the issue of improving air links between the two countries.
“This is one of my great objective as Ambassador – improved air links are not only important for business but for tourists as well.”
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davis said trade between the two countries was below potential and welcomed BUSA’s drive to revitalise the Russia-SA Business Council.
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