Unesco Director-General arrives in Namibia

06 Jun 2013 11:10
WINDHOEK, 06 JUN (NAMPA) - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)?s Director-General, Irina Bokova arrived in Namibia on Tuesday for a two-day official visit.
Bokova on Thursday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Hage Geingob, and was also set to pay courtesy calls on President Hifikepunye Pohamba, Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.
While in Namibia, the Unesco Director-General is also expected to have a joint meeting with various ministers and deputy ministers with relations to Unesco's fields of competency.
These will include the ministers and deputy ministers of Agriculture, Water and Forestry; Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture; Information and Communication Technology; Gender Equality and Child Welfare; and Education; as well as Namibian representatives on the Unesco Executive Board.
The visit ends on Friday.
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