NAMIBIA, SENEGAL TO EXPLORE AREAS FOR CO-OPERATION

WINDHOEK-- Namibia and Senegal will explore and enhance co-operation through various offices, ministries and agencies, says Namibia's Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Engel Nawatiseb.

He told a media briefing here Thursday that the Cabinet has approved the signing of agreements on fisheries and aquaculture; port management; agriculture; and youth and sports between the two countries.

The Ministry of International Relations and Co-operation was instructed to speed up the drafting of an agreement on visa exemption for Senegalese diplomatic and official passport holders and for training for Namibian foreign service officials in the French language with the help of Senegal.

The Cabinet further directed the Ministry of Safety and Security to advance co-operation with Senegal in the areas of public safety, movement of people, judicial police and drug control.

The Government will also explore potential for co-operation in the areas of digital terrestrial broadcasting, programme exchange in the field of television, training in new digital professions, and economic viability of print media in the digital age.

The two countries will also explore co-operation in the areas of information sharing, surveillance, training opportunities and exchange of visits by experts of both health ministries.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK