The meeting was held at local Midvaal municipality offices in an effort to establish relations between the Midvaal Local Municipality (MLM) and the Consular General of Portugal in Johannesburg, Executive Mayor Peter Teixeira met with the Consular General, Graça Maria Araújo Fonseca.

MLM’s media liaison Mokgadi Satikhe said, “The meeting largely focused on the Mayor’s priorities as well as identifying collaborative opportunities between the two institutions.

MLM spokesperson said that the meeting offers the local municipality an opportunity to learn and emulate the best models of governance and to share practices to grow Midvaal even further.

“MLM remains committed to engaging stakeholders, including those from the international community to improve our institution and better the lives of our residents,” he concluded.

Report by: Cornelius D. Mofokeng.