The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Honourable Sergei Lavrov, sent a congratulatory message to Honourable Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation.
Honourable Lavrov expressed heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Namibia, as well as the 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Namibia and the Russian Federation.
In his message, Honourable Lavrov noted with satisfaction that, “today Russia-Namibia political, trade and economic ties continue to steadily strengthen, while we share a similar stance on major contemporary issues. A high level of mutual understanding has been achieved, and a sound base exists to promote further cooperation in various fields for the benefit of our two states and peoples, in the interests of consolidating peace and stability globally”.
The Russian Federation Foreign Affairs Minister further wished the Right Honourable Deputy Prime Minister good health and success, and to all Namibian citizens wellbeing and progress.