Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant and Chinese Human Resources and Social Security Minister Yin Weimin will sign the agreement on behalf of China and South Africa.
The agreement makes provision for parties to work together on strategies and programmes to improve employment services; labour inspection services; social security (Unemployment Insurance and Compensation of Employees), and employment programmes to meet the challenges of the labour market and globalisation.
The Chinese delegation, led by Yin, is expected to arrive in South Africa today. Later in the day, the visiting party is expected to meet with South Africa’s Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini.
On Monday, Yin will meet Minister Oliphant at Parliament Complex, 120 Plein Street, Committee Room 1 at 10.30am.
They will also sign the forms of cooperation agreement on the exchange of visits at ministerial level; exchange visits by senior officials; study tour groups in specialised fields; exchange of experts, who will do training courses and seminars, and exchange of knowledge on human resource development and employment services.