Tsumeb Municipality and a Botswana town sign agreement

15 Apr 2015 14:50pm
WINDHOEK, 15 APR (NAMPA) – The Tsumeb Municipal Council and Selebi-Phikwe Town Council in Botswana on Friday signed an agreement, which will see them cooperate in various ways.
A media statement issued to Nampa on Wednesday said the Tsumeb Municipality's strategic liaison officer Stella Imalwa said the agreement was signed by Tsumeb Mayor Linekela Shetekela and Selebi-Phikwe Deputy mayor, Molefi Pilane in Tsumeb.
The agreement aims to enhance friendship and cooperation between the two towns and promote mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples of Botswana and Namibia. It is hoped that through friendly consultations, an agreement will be reached on the establishment of a cooperative relationship.
Imalwa stressed that the two parties will carry out, in accordance with the principles of equality and mutual benefit, exchanges and cooperation in matters such as good governance, local economic development, tourism development, and tourism to promote common prosperity and development.
The agreement further aims to maintain regular contact between the leaders and relevant departments of the two towns, and to facilitate consultation on exchanges and cooperation, as well as matters of common concern.
The agreement came into force on the date of the signing.