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President Geingob declares UNGA a significant success

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President Hage Geingob has returned from the United Nations General Assembly held in New York, in the United States, and described the meeting as a success.

During a high-level meeting that spanned close to two weeks, Geingob participated in the 2023 Sustainable Development Goals Summit, where Namibia played a leadership role in the recalibration and acceleration of global goals.

The Presidency states that the assembly marked the beginning of a new phase of accelerated progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, guided by high-level political leadership.

Jakaya Kikwete to lead missions to member states

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The Chairperson of the SADC Panel of Elders, Jakaya Kikwete, will be leading missions to member states in a bid to find lasting solutions to conflicts in the region.

In New York, former Tanzanian President Kikwete met with President Hage Geingob, who is also the Chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defense, and Security.

The SADC countries to be visited are Lesotho, Eswatini, and Mozambique.

Namibia impresses US business community with enabling environment, policies and stability

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The US business community is impressed with Namibia's enabling investment environment, including its policies and stability.

However, direct trade levels between Namibia and the US are still not satisfactory as Namibia's exports range in less than US$500 million instead of billions.

In view of these low export volumes, the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board held an investment summit on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday.