On 18 February 2010 GUAM Secretary General Mr. Valeri Chechelashvili received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in Ukraine H.E. Mr. Andries Venter.

Secretary General has informed the Ambassador about goals and objectives of the Organization, priorities of Ukrainian Chairmanship, perspectives of implementation of regional projects in GUAM format and in cooperation with the partners of the Organization.

The Sides considered perspectives of cooperation in different spheres, with the emphasis on agriculture and tourism. They agreed work further with the aim to organize at the end of March meeting of representatives of tourist companies of SAR and GUAM member-states.