Windhoek – Namibia and Russia have reinforced their bilateral ties through the Namibia-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation held in Windhoek on Friday. Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and Russian Federation’s Deputy Prime Minister, Yuri Trutnev, co-chaired the session.
According to Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA), Nandi-Ndaitwah emphasized the strengthening and broadening of cooperation between the two countries via the implementation of various legal agreements.
These agreements cover a spectrum of sectors including higher education, trade, mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, and city-to-city partnerships. Nandi-Ndaitwah highlighted the importance of these collaborations for both countries. The next session, the 10th Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, is scheduled to be hosted by the Russian Federation in March 2024.