Minister of EA India Jaishankar in Namibia on 3-day visit
Windhoek, Namibia(PTI) – External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here in Namibia’s capital on Sunday on a three-day visit during which he will hold productive discussions to advance the time-tested bilateral ties.
Jaishankar arrived here from Cape Town where he called on South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and met with other ministers of the BRICS bloc.
Jaishankar was warmly received on his arrival in Windhoek by Namibia’s Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Jenelly Matundu.
“Arrived in Windhoek. Thank Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Jenelly Matundu for receiving me so warmly,” he tweeted.
Arrived in Windhoek. Thank Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Jenelly Matundu for receiving me so warmly.
Look forward to a productive visit that takes our time-tested ties forward. pic.twitter.com/gpLt3vxIE8
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) June 4, 2023
“Look forward to a productive visit that takes our time-tested ties forward,” he added further.
During the visit, the external affairs minister will call on the top leadership of the country and also meet with other ministers of the government.
Official sources said that Jaishankar will also co-chair the inaugural session of the joint commission meeting with the Namibian deputy prime minister and foreign minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.
He will also interact with the Indian diaspora based in Namibia.
The minister in the first leg of his tour, had visited South Africa from June 1 to 3, where he had attended the BRICS foreign ministers’ meeting.