Namibian delegation to explore market potential in Ghana
14 Oct 2018 14:30pm
WINDHOEK, 14 OCT (NAMPA) A 20-member Namibian delegation left for Accra, Ghana on Sunday to meet with various industries and missions to explore market potential between the two countries.
Some of the possible areas of cooperation are trade and investment, tourism, environment, agriculture, aviation, maritime, petroleum and power.
The delegation, which is led by Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Works and Transport, Willem Goeiemann, is expected to meet with Ghanaian ministers for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration; National Planning Development Commission and State-Owned Enterprises Commission; Mines and Energy; and Tourism, Cultural and Creative Arts.
The purpose of these engagements is to, among others, discuss frameworks for the possibility of Air Namibia to operate scheduled flights from Accra to London.
In the areas of energy and transport, the delegation will discuss the petroleum upstream local content and fuel strategic stock policy and explore possible collaboration between the Port of Walvis Bay and Tema Harbour, located in the southeast of Ghana.
The 20-member delegation comprises of representatives from the Works and Transport, Environment and Tourism, International Relations and Cooperation, Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, and Public Enterprises ministries, as well as the aviation and tourism sectors.
The delegation returns to Windhoek on 21 October.