Meetings on land issues start in Hardap

09 Jul 2018 17:50pm
REHOBOTH, 09 JUL (NAMPA) – The Hardap Regional Council in conjunction with the governor’s office on Monday started holding public consultative meetings on land issues in the region.
The meetings to be held in all six constituencies of the region, kicked off in Gochas.
Chairperson of the council and Rehoboth Urban East Constituency Councillor, Edward Wambo told Nampa on Monday the meetings give inhabitants a platform to ask pertinent questions on land issues.
“It precedes the National Land Conference slated for October this year and we have created the opportunity to allow the people of Hardap to address issues regarding urban and agricultural land to the regional council and governor’s office,” Wambo said.
He added that a summarised report will be tabled at the Land Conference.
Wambo said the meetings will look at resolutions taken at the first Land Conference in 1991, see whether these are still applicable and add suggestions if needed.
The second meeting will be held in Aranos on Wednesday, followed by Stampriet on Thursday and Hoachanas on Friday.
On 14 July, Rehoboth Urban East will host its meeting, followed by Rehoboth Urban West the next day.
Other meetings will take place on 16 July at Klein Aub (09h00-12h00) and Schlip (14h00-17h00), followed by Kalkrand on 17 July and Maltahöhe on 18 July.
On 19 July, a meeting will be held at Kriess (09h00-11h00) and Gibeon (14h00-17h00).
The final meeting will be held at Mariental on 20 July, after which all six constituencies will be present for a plenary session.