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South African Tourism engages with Indian education institutes for student exchange programmes

With growing number of students from across India exploring overseas education opportunities, the South African Tourism (SAT) has seen a growing interest for student exchange programme.

Talking to TravelBiz Monitor, Neliswa Nkani – Hub Head – Middle East, India and Southeast Asia, South African Tourism,  said, “There have been a lot of inquiries coming in from especially from Bengaluru followed by New Delhi, wherein universities have been approaching SAT for student exchange programmes. We are getting interest to drive student travel from India so that the youth comes in from affluent communities to explore learning options in South Africa. We are in one-to-one talks with education institutes, and we have taken some representatives to South Africa for exploring the choices available.”

She went on to say that South Africa is working on introducing an e-visa for Indian travellers and same is likely to be launched soon. “We are working with the Indian government for seamless travel of citizens.”

South Africa celebrated 30 years of diplomatic ties with India in November 2023.

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