Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab passes on

14 Jul 2018 15:30pm

President Hage Geingob has just confirmed the passing of Namibia’s first foreign minister and former speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab whom the president described as a friend, a comrade and a giant of the Namibian struggle for liberation.

“Without the country’ first foreign minister, and one of the leading architects of Namibia’s diplomacy, a rich chapter is closing”, President Geingob said in a press statement.

Geingob said, Gurirab’s exceptional work in service of the liberation movement, the Swapo Party and to the national will be cherished forever.