Country Profile

The Kingdom of Eswatini is located in the southern part of Africa bordered by the Republic of Mozambique to the east and the rest by South Africa. It comprises magnificent mountain scenery with unique, ancient rock formations, which are a source of fascination for geologists, scholars and visitors. Mbabane is the administrative capital of Eswatini while Manzini is another major city and Matsapa the industrial town. The SiSwati and English languages are official languages which are widely spoken in the country while Government combines the western concept of Government with the traditional system and the people elect representatives to Parliament.

Head of State: His Majesty, King Mswati III
Head of Government: Prime Minister, Cleopas Dlamini 
Capital City: Lobamba (royal and legislative)
Mbabane (administrative)
GDP: USD 4.7Billion

Independence Day: 6 September 1968
Languages: siSwati, English
Currency: Lilangeni (SZL) E1 = 100 cents
Area/Size of country (km²): 17,364
Natural resources: sugar, food products, wood pulp and wildlife
Government websit

National COMESA Focal Point

Mr Bertram B. Stewart
COMESA National Contact Point
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Economic Planning and Development
4th Floor – Ministry of Finance Building
P O Box 602
Mbabane H100, Eswatini
Tel: +268 2404 8144
Fax: +268 2404 2157
Mobile: +268 7606 3201

Nelisiwe Simelane – PS Secretary –
Sibongile Mdluli – Programme officer –

Permanent Representative in Lusaka

H.E. Mrs Dumisile T. Sukati
Address : High Commissioner
715 Government Avenue
Cnr. Blackwood and Government Avenue Streets
P.O. Box 14294
Hatfield 0028
+27 12 3441910/17

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