Twenty-eight recognised war veterans this year attend the national commemoration event of Heroes’ Day on 26 August

Twenty-eight recognised war veterans from different regions across the country will this year attend the national commemoration event of Heroes' Day on 26 August at Otjiwarongo.

Preparations for the Heroes' Day commemoration for 2019 are underway at Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region.

Senior Community Liaison Officer in the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, RosaliaAlweendo yesterday told Nampa the total of 28 war veterans are confirmed to attend the event.

The aim is to see to it that on an annual basis, the country's war veterans falling in different categories can attend these national events like Heroes' Day, Cassinga or Independence amongst others, she said.

Two war veterans from each region are invited to attend the event at the expense of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, said Alweendo.

Source: Namibia Press Agency