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Namibian Vice Prime Minister pays courtesy call on AU Commission Chairperson

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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The Vice Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia, H.E. Mr. Nickey Iyambo, has paid a courtesy call on the African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on Monday, 4 April 2016, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Namibian Vice Prime Minister said that he had been following very closely the steps being taken by the AU Commission, particularly in putting a straightforward development agenda amidst challenges of conflict on the continent. He came to congratulate the Chairperson for her leadership and to pledge Namibia's continued support to achieve Africa's Agenda.

On her part, the AU Commission Chairperson expressed her appreciation for the support from the Namibian government, both past and present. She congratulated Namibia for the progress that it is making, encouraging them to continue for good of the people of Namibia as well as the rest of the continent. They also discussed the challenge that the drought has been posing on the region.

The AU Commission Chairperson and the Vice PM of Namibia met on the margins of the 9th Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialised Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the Economic Commission of Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.