WINDHOEK Namibia (Xinhua) --
Namibia and Kenya called for
reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC),
said a statement on Sunday released by Namibian
President Hage Geingob and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru
Kenyatta, who held a three-day bilateral engagement in
the Kenyan capital Nairobi, have joined a host of other
African countries which wish the African continent to
have permanent representation in the UNSC.
supports Kenya’s quest for a seat at the security
council and Namibia promises to vote for Kenya in their
bid,” Geingob said.
been a non-permanent member of the UNSC during 1973-1974
Geingob’s visit to Kenya, the two sides on Friday signed
three key agreements focusing on tourism, youth and
political consultations as part of efforts to boost
Kenya AND Namibia sign
three deals to boost bilateral ties
NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya and Namibia on Friday signed three
key agreements focusing on tourism, youth and political
consultations as part of efforts to boost bilateral
agreements which were witnessed by visiting Namibia
President Hage Geingob and his host, President Uhuru
Kenyatta, provide fresh momentum towards reinvigoration
and consolidation of bilateral relations between the two
countries share similar aspirations and challenges, and
we can draw from each other’s experience to complement
the expertise and the comparative advantage of each
country to further our respective national development
agenda,” Kenyatta said in a statement issued after the
meeting in Nairobi.
Kenya is also keen to enhance cooperation in the area of
agriculture and livestock management.
collaboration in the field of quality seed production,
especially for drought resistant crops, through our
Agricultural Research Institute,” said Kenyatta.
said the signing of the agreements present new
opportunities and partnerships as well as give traction
to bilateral relations between the two countries.
He called on
Namibia to explore the possibility of engagement in new
areas including cooperation in marine and fisheries
development, mining, expansion of bilateral trade and
investment, and in sports and culture.
president cited education, particularly in the areas of
basic, vocational and University training, including
teacher exchange programs especially in the fields of
Maths, English, and Sciences as one of the important
areas of cooperation that should be cultivated.
look forward to strengthening cooperation in the health
sector with enhanced transfer exchange of health workers
particularly in specialized areas of health services,”
President Kenyatta said.
On his part,
President Geingob who arrived in the country on Tuesday,
appreciated Kenya’s contribution to Namibia’s liberation
struggle and stability.
befitting for us to recognize the sacrifices Kenya made
as a country by contributing outstanding soldiers to
help in safeguarding our stability,” he said.