Geingob departs for SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit

28 Apr 2015 18:50pm
WINDHOEK, 28 APR (NAMPA) - President Hage Geingob on Tuesday left for Harare, Zimbabwe to attend the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government.
The Summit will deliberate on the SADC Industrialisation Strategy and Implementation Plan as decided by the 34th Ordinary Summit held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe which seeks to engender major economic and technological transformation at national and regional level. In addition, the strategy aims to accelerate the growth momentum and enhancement of comparative and competitive advantages of the economies of the SADC Region.
The gathering was preceded by the extra-ordinary meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers on Monday.
This is the second foreign mission Geingob undertakes after becoming president on 21 March 2015. His first trip was a one-day working visit to Luanda, Angola on 16 April 2015.
The Namibian leader is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.
Vice-President Nickey Iyambo and Minister of Presidential Affairs Frans Kapofi were at the Eros Airport to see him off.
Geingob and his delegation are expected to return home on Wednesday.