Egyptian and Cuban ambassadors bid farewell

06 Nov 2014 18:20pm
WINDHOEK, 06 NOV (NAMPA) – Egypt’s outgoing Ambassador to Namibia, Dr Hazem Helmy Ramadan bade farewell to Prime Minister Hage Geingob here on Wednesday.
Ramadan told the premier that his four-year stay in Namibia was peaceful and productive, and he commended the Namibian Government for all the support that was given to his office and staff.
“I really want to thank the Namibian Government for all the support, despite the events that transpired in my country. Thank God that’s behind us now, and that our country has restored its stability again,” he said.
Geingob, on his part, expressed appreciation to the Egyptian Government for the enormous contribution which they made towards Namibia’s struggle for independence and self-determination.
He spoke at great length about the important fraternal role that Egypt played, together with Zambia and Tanzania to ensure that Namibians were properly equipped to wage the liberation struggle and fight for victory.
Cuban ambassador to Namibia, Carlos M. Rojas Lago, also bade farewell to Geingob on Wednesday.
Lago also thanked the Namibian Government for a very peaceful and pleasant environment during his time here.
Ramadan's last day in office is 07 November 2014, and he will be leaving for his country on 10 November 2014 after bidding farewell to President Hifikepunye Pohamba.
Lago’s term ended on 05 November 2014, and he will be returning to Cuba on 07 November 2014.
Ramadan will be succeeded by Ambassador Hanan Abdelall, while the name of Lago’s successor is yet to be announced.