Prime Minister arrives in Canada

02 Mar 2014 19:00pm
TORONTO, 02 MAR (NAMPA) – The Prime Minister, Dr Hage Geingob arrived in Toronto, Canada on Saturday afternoon for an official visit to that country.
The Premier, accompanied by a Namibian business delegation, is expected to have several business meetings and visit several businesses entities in Canada.
On Monday, Dr Geingob will attend a meeting at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and participate in a roundtable discussion on the role of regional organisation in helping economic and political development and security.
On Tuesday, he will deliver a speech at the official opening of an annual mining conference taking place in Toronto.
After the conference, Geingob is expected to meeting with Dundee Precious Metal's senior management at the Dundee headquarters.
The Canada-based Dundee Precious Metals is the 100 per cent shareholder of the Namibia Custom Smelter in Tsumeb.
Geingob is expected to leave for the United States of America on Tuesday afternoon, where he is expected to have several meetings with potential investors.
He arrived in Canada after completing an official visit to Cuba following an invitation by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba.
The official visit by the Namibian Prime Minister accompanied by a diverse delegation of Government officials and representatives of private entities was aimed at strengthening and deepening the relations between the two governments.
During his visit, Geingob had an intense programme, including meetings with Cuban officials, visits to places of interest and participation in a business forum between businessmen of both nations.
Geingob is also the vice-president of the Swapo-Party.