The SADC Council of Ministers Meeting precedes the 34th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, which will take place on 17-18 August 2014 in Victoria Falls under the theme: “SADC Strategy for Economic Transformation: Leveraging the Region’s Diverse Resources for Sustainable Economic and Social Development through Beneficiation and Value Addition.”
The Council of Ministers oversees the functioning and development of SADC and ensures that policies are properly implemented. During the SADC Council of Ministers Meeting, a variety of matters will be considered for decision and noting. The Meeting will also examine the performance of SADC institutions and review overall implementation of the SADC’s socio-economic programmes.
President Zuma is expected to lead the South African delegation to the 34th Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government.