Namibian Ambassador Penda Naanda is leading a Namibian delegation for the Senior Officials Meeting of the Inaugural Session of the Angola-Namibia Bi-National Commission (BNC) taking place from 16 to 19 May 2024 in Luanda.

The BNC is a high-level bilateral platform that replaced the Joint Commission on Cooperation and the Joint Permanent Commission on Security and Defence Mechanism between the two countries.

In a statement, Ambassador Naanda said: “The senior officials meeting will pave the way for the ministerial segment of the Bi-National Commission and will focus on reviewing cooperation in various sectors including diplomatic, economic, social, defence and security, and exchange views on issues of mutual interest and concern at regional and multi-lateral fora.”

The Namibian delegation comprises of senior government officials from the ministry of agriculture, water and land reform; ministry of home affairs, immigration, safety and security; ministry of health and social services; ministry of information and communication technology; ministry of urban and rural development; ministry of defence and veterans affairs; ministry of education, arts and culture; ministry of environment, forestry and tourism; as well as the ministry of industrialization and trade.

In the photo: Executive Director in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Ambassador Penda Naanda.