The Ambassador of Chile in South Africa, H.E. Mr. Carlos Parker, paid a courtesy call on the SADC Secretariat Acting Executive Secretary in Gaborone, Botswana on 30th May 2016.
The Deputy Executive Secretary for Regional Integration, Dr. Thembinkosi Mhlongo, welcomed Mr. Parker to the SADC Secretariat on behalf of the Executive Secretary.
During the meeting, Mr. Parker expressed his willingness to establish close relationship with SADC through official accreditation, and to explore ways to enhance cooperation between SADC and the Government of Chile on matters of mutual interest.
The Deputy Executive Secretary for Regional Integration thanked Mr. Parker for visiting SADC, and conveyed the Secretariat's interest in working closely with Chile, as well as the Secretariat's readiness to facilitate the accreditation. The Ambassador of Chile in South Africa, H.E. Mr. Carlos Parker, was accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Patricio Williams.