NAMIBIA needs innovative business ideas and investors in the priority sectors of agro-processing, renewable energy, infrastructure and water supply to grow the national economy and create jobs for the young people of the country.
President Hage Geingob on the margins of the 74th United Nations General assembly in New York held a networking dinner where he invited potential investors to discuss the possibilities that exist in Namibia.
Dr. Geingob invited the delegates that attended the special dinner to invest in Namibia and to share innovative business ideas and products.
“We need investors to grow our economy, to create jobs and to support our enterprise development efforts as a vehicle to create sustainable jobs for our young people,” the President said during the dinner.
Presdient Geingob also met with other heads of state and high level dignitaries on the sidelines of the UNGA.
Amongst those was the President of this year’s Session of the General Assembly, Porfessor Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, where Dr. Geingob during closed-door meeting assured him of Namibia’s support and cooperation throughout his tenure.
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said after the meeting that the president discussed matters of mulitltaralism, climate change as well as the planning of the 75th general assembly.
Dr. Geingob also met with President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone to discuss the work of the African Union’s Committee of Ten on the United Nations Security Council Reform.
“We also discussed how we can improve our bilateral relations,” Dr. Geingob said after the meeting.
During a meeting with the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the two leaders discussed diversification of the existing bilateral trade and the expansion of the investment portfolio between the two countries.
Both leaders stressed that great potential for strengthening the partnership between the two countries exists and should be explored further.