Namibia-Mali cooperation meeting next week in WHK

12 Aug 2016 20:40pm
WINDHOEK, 12 AUG (NAMPA) - Namibia will host the inaugural session of the Namibia-Mali Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation on Monday and Tuesday at a local hotel in the capital.
A media statement issued by the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation on Friday said the session will take place under the Cooperation Framework Agreement signed between Mali and Namibia last year.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, and Mali's Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International Cooperation Abdoulaye Diop will co-chair the meeting.
Deliberations will focus on agriculture, mining, information and communication technology, fisheries, finance, education, culture and crafts.
Both countries are inspired by the conviction of fostering deeper relations among African countries to help achieve the objective of the AU Agenda 2063.
The Malian delegation, which includes several high ranking ministers, will be led by Modibo Keita, Mali's Prime Minister.
Keita will also pay a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State House on Tuesday.