Namibian Ports Authority employees celebrated Independence in true in their own unique style by hosting its second ever Mr and Miss Namport beauty pageant on an erected runway in front of the head-office building in Walvis Bay.
The festivities were aimed at celebrating the various cultures at Namport as well as appreciating the peace and freedom of the country. The celebrations were held under the theme, Our Port Our Future embracing the internal theme of being grateful.
Speaking at the colourful event, CEO of Namport, Mr Bisey /Uirab called for all those in attendance to always remember the lives lost for the country’s freedom and never take any of it for granted.
“The overwhelming response from the event sponsors is a great indicator of our working relationship and for that we thank you,” he said.
The contestants walked away with great prizes generously sponsored by various Namport stakeholders. The Mr and Miss Namport winners won themselves a regional return flight ticket courtesy of Air Namibia, a weekend away with their partner at the Flamingo Villas Boutique Hotel, stationary vouchers which the two winners will donate to a school of their choice as part of their personal social responsibility. The vouchers are valued at N$1 500 each/ The two winners will also be kept physically fit by the Namport Wellness Gym for the period of their reign.
Mr and Miss Personality will go shopping with their vouchers from Cymot valued at N$800.00 each, while Mr and Miss Photogenic received an A1 portrait canvas courtesy of the Photo Volker Studios.
All six winners also won dinner vouchers from the Anchors @ the Jetty Restaurant valued at N$200 each. China Harbour Engineering Company sponsored all the winners with pens.