High-ranking Namibian delegation visits Germany

17 Jun 2015 17:20pm
WINDHOEK, 17 JUN (NAMPA) – A high-ranking Namibian delegation visited Germany over the past few weeks to explore possible contributions of German investment into Namibia's economic development.
The delegation, headed by the Minister of Economic Planning in the Presidency and Director-General of the National Planning Commission, Tom Alweendo, went to that country upon an invitation by the German Federal Government and Parliament.
A media statement released by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia on Wednesday indicated that the Namibian delegation held fruitful discussions with officials from the German Development Bank and paid a visit to a biomass power plant and business park.
The delegation visited Germany from 08 to 12 June this year and met, among others, various high-ranking officials from the German Government, members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament, officials from the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.
The Namibian delegation included Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Peya Mushelenga, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Development Bank of Namibia Martin Inkumbi, Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Tarah Shaanika, and Hippy Tjivikua – acting CEO of TransNamib.