Peace a rare commodity in the world: //Hoebes

10 May 2019 13:00pm
WINDHOEK, 10 MAY (NAMPA) – Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Christine //Hoebes said that peace has become a rare commodity in the whole world and people should do anything to make the world a better place to live in.
//Hoebes was speaking at the Japanese Embassy in Windhoek on Thursday, at an occasion marking the accession to the Chrysanthemum Throne of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito of Japan on 01 May this year, replacing his father Emperor Akihito.
“I wish not only for the people of Japan but the whole world to live in peace and harmony, to build good relations in a world that is so divided and where peace have become a rare commodity,” said //Hoebes.
She said that Namibia and Japan share excellent bilateral relations, therefore she wished for this to continue to flourish and deepen in the spirit of Reiwa, said to mean beautiful harmony in Japanese.
Japanese Ambassador to Namibia Hideaki Harada said Emperor Naruhito has always preached peace and happiness for all people in Japan and the whole world and he will continue advocating for it.