The Worldwide relations govt director Ambassador Penda Naanda has mentioned the sixth Session of the Namibia-Botswana Everlasting
Joint Fee of Cooperation (JCC) is a testomony of the 2 international locations’ sturdy bonds of friendship.
Naanda mentioned this whereas presiding over the opening of the senior official assembly of the digital sixth Session of the Namibia-Botswana Everlasting
Joint Fee of Cooperation yesterday.
Namibia is internet hosting the joint fee assembly, which kickedoff yesterday with senior officers assembly that can be adopted by the ministers’ assembly on Thursday. The digital joint fee assembly comes towards the backdrop of the current working go to by Botswana Mokgweetsi
Masisi to Namibia, the place the 2 international locations agreed to raise their joint fee mechanism to a Bi-Nationwide Fee (BNC).
The session, which would be the final, can be held in preparation for the inaugural session of the BNC to be co-chaired by President Hage Geingob and Botswana his counterpart Masisi.
Botswana will host the inaugural session of the BNC. “Our cooperation has continued to develop from power to power. That is evidenced by the multitude of joint packages and tasks agreed and applied over that interval, coupled with frequent high-level reciprocal visits, the newest of which was final month’s profitable Working Go to to Namibia by your Head of State,” Naanda mentioned yesterday.
On his par t, Botswana everlasting secretary within the Ministry of Worldwide Affairs and Cooperation Gaeimelwe Goitsemang mentioned the elevation of bilateral cooperation mechanisms between the 2 international locations demonstrates the dedication of the 2 nation’s principals to take the friendship and cooperation to even larger ranges.
“It’s going to undoubtedly deepen and strengthen the bilateral relations, in addition to the bonds of friendship that exist between our two international locations,”
he mentioned. Goitsemang believes that the 2 nations ought to take full benefit of the assembly – not solely to take inventory of progress made within the implementation of our commitments however to additionally discover additional alternatives that may be exploited for the mutual good thing about our international locations.
The joint fee will, amongst others, assessment the implementation of the bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding in a variety of sectors comparable to commerce and funding, training, well being, setting, tourism, vitality, fisheries, cross border connectivity, regional and native authorities.
The 2 international locations will even focus on the operationalisation of their joint strategy to vaccine procurement, supply, regulatory approval, vaccination of residents in both nation, in addition to addressing neighborhood readiness and engagement for vaccine acceptance as agreed to through the working go to by Masisi final month.
4 bilateral agreements within the areas of diplomatic issues, commerce and funding, authorized issues and vitality assets are anticipated to be signed.