The Executive Director, Dr.Denny H. Kalyalya of the World Bank paying a courtesy call on the Statistician-General on Tuesday, 6th August 2013. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Namibia Statistics Agency. The aim of the courtesy call was to appreciate Namibia’s support for his nomination and to discuss relations between the World Bank and the Namibia Statistics Agency. The NSA has been receiving assistance from the World Bank to set up the Agency. Both parties highlighted the importance of relevant and reliable statistics in governance and committed to build a partnership that will ensure that Namibia has relevant, quality and timely statistics.