Republic Day 2019: India, South Africa to boost defense ties, trade
Updated : January 26, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Two-way trade is expected to rise to $10.65 billion in 2018-19 from $9.38 billion in 2017-18.
The External Affairs Ministry said the South African defense industry is also looking at India, which is upgrading its military equipment. India has offered training slots for South African defense personnel, it said.
Ramaphosa will be the chief guest on Saturday at the Republic Day parade, which celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of its constitution in 1950.