NAMIBIA, JAMAICA STRENGTHEN POLITICAL AND TRADE TIES

WINDHOEK--With the official visit of Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness to Namibia, the two countries are now ratifying their political and trade ties in the spirit of bilateral cooperation.

According to official sources, Holness will hold a meeting with President Hage Geingob to sign a MoU on cooperation in the field of sports and another for political consultations.

In addition, the Jamaican ruler will meet with Namibian businessmen at a luncheon organized by the nation's Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Local media highlights this working tour represents the first visit of a prime minister from the English-speaking Caribbean island to the south-west African country.

On Sunday, he arrived in the capital and was welcomed at Hosea Kutako International Airport by Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndtaitwah and other government representatives.

In addition, he had a brief preliminary meeting with President Geingob, at which both expressed their sincere appreciation for the strong ties between Jamaica and Namibia and discussed the history of cooperation in relation to the struggle for the independence of the African country.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK