Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration begins submission of names of 2,200 Angolan refugees who opted to be integrated into Namibia

WINDHOEK: A team from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration on Monday officially commenced with the submission of the names of 2 200 Angolan refugees who opted to be integrated into Namibia to the Regional Councils.

The team, led by Commissioner of Refugees Nkrumah Mushelenga, is undertaking a country-wide mission to all regions, where they are expected to hand over official documents declaring that the refugees have been integrated.

They started with the Omaheke Region on Monday.

Mushelenga told Nampa in an interview yesterday they have already met with the authorities from Kavango West, Kavango East and would on Wednesday be in the Otjozondjupa Region.

He described the meetings and discussions as progressing very well.

The Namibian Government has agreed to locally integrate 2 200 former Angolan refugees.

SOURCE: NAMPA