Namibia, Kenya to explore areas of cooperation

06 Dec 2018 16:50pm
WINDHOEK, 06 DEC (NAMPA) – Namibia and Kenya will explore areas of cooperation and expedite a memorandum of understanding between the ports of the two countries.
This comes after a Namibia-Kenya joint commission of cooperation (JCC) was established following a State visit by President Hage Geingob to the east African country in October this year.
Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa said during a media briefing Thursday on Cabinet decisions taken Tuesday, the two countries are expected to develop an air transport hub.
“The two countries are further expected to review an agreement on visa abolishment for implementation on reciprocal basis,” he said.
Namibia and Kenya will furthermore explore areas of cooperation especially in combating the illicit trade of narcotic drugs and expedite internal processes and finalise pending agreements on extradition and transfer of foreign prisoners which were submitted by Kenya.
Lastly, the two countries will explore collaboration in capacity building of teachers, especially in the fields of science, engineering, maths and technology.