Ohorongo pledges tenders to Otjozondjupa NCCI members

16 Mar 2017 13:00pm
OTJIWARONGO, 16 MAR (NAMPA) – The Ohorongo Cement Factory on Friday pledged to award some tenders to local companies that are part of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) in the Otjozondjupa Region.
Tenders include catering, hospitality and mechanics.
The factory is situated in the Otavi District.
Ohorongo Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager, Esther Mbathera said in a statement issued on Tuesday that the agreement was signed in the light of cordial relations with local companies.
“This agreement aims to promote friendly relations to create a conducive business environment.”
Otjiwarongo NCCI Branch Chairperson, Eddy Kgobetsi was quoted in the statement as saying: “The local branch has been making positive strides in reviving its activities and we look forward to a long term working relationship with Ohorongo.”
Ohorongo Cement Managing Director, Hans-Wilhelm Schütte said the agreement will create a win-win situation between entrepreneurs in the region and the cement company by ensuring job creation for local people.
Deputy Minister of Finance Natangwe Ithete, NCCI Chief Executive Officer, Tarah Shaanika and business moguls like Lazarus Jacobs of Paragon and owner of Theo Spar Supermarket in Otjiwarongo, Theo Borstlap, were at the agreement’s signing.
(NAMPA)
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