International relations

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality has entered into various municipal partnerships in order to improve development corporation efforts by strengthening local government through:

  • strategic project identification and implementation,
  • exchange of knowledge and experiences,
  • and building capacity of politicians and officials 

in order to enhance service delivery.

The city's has international partnerships with:

  • Gävle, Sweden
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • Milwaukee, USA
  • Glascow, Scotland
  • Tuscany, Italy
  • Oldenburg, Germany
  • Jinhua, China
  • Qinhuangdao, China

For more background and information, download the international relations information brochure

International relations

Mrs. Darby Gounden

Tel: + 27 (0) 43 705 1123/4

Fax: + 27 (0) 43 722 4791


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