In Singapore, Deputy Minister Mfeketo met with her Singaporean counterpart, Deputy Minister Zukifli Bin Masagos, where South Africa and Singapore bilateral relations were discussed. Issues discussed during the meeting, were the upcoming Foreign Office Consultations, scheduled for January 2015, engaging and involving other government departments e.g. DTI, Education, etc.
Collaboration on tourism was identified as area of closer cooperation and Singapore expressed a keen interest in signing the Bilateral Air Services Agreement with South Africa. Singapore also indicated an interest in importing meat and vegetables from South Africa. The two leaders also discussed the impact of the Ebola virus on trade and tourism with African countries. They recognised the need for the two countries to exchange visits of political principals and trade delegations. Collaboration with the Singapore Civil Service College was acknowledged. Deputy Minister Masagos also underscored the importance of BRICS to Singapore as there are areas that the two countries can collaborate on within the context of BRICS.