The Minister of Finance Dennis K. Vandi hosted the South Africa High commissioner to Sierra Leone based in Accra, Ghana in a brief but very significant courtesy visit at his George Street office in Freetown.
Speaking about the visit, the High Commissioner Grace Jeanet Mason thanked the minister for his audience stating that she is in Sierra Leone to engage the government on investment opportunities in Sierra Leone, conduct studies and look for a possible way to collaborate in getting South African investors to invest in Sierra Leone.
She furthered that as the High Commissioner to Sierra Leone she and her team want to ensure that they have all the information and data on investment opportunities so they in turn can engage investors in South Africa to come to Sierra Leone.
The High commissioner continued that, they are working with the Honorary Counsellor in Freetown and the government of Sierra Leone to ease travelling between Sierra Leone and South Africa looking at a possible Visa waiver.
Mzwakhe Lubisi is the Economic Counsellor in the South Africa High Commission in Ghana, according to him, they are here with a mandate from their president to get information on economic revival, fiscal structures, opportunities for investment development, government support to investors, and the overall investment climate in Sierra Leone. Noting that, they are looking at several sectors like mining, trade, and finance.