8 September 2021
Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, lead a delegation to Cairo to participate in the International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICF) under the high patronage of H.E Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, from 8-9 September 2021.
The event, organized by Egypt in collaboration with regional development banks will bring together policy makers, multilateral and bilateral development partners, private sectors, civil society and think tanks with the aim to join efforts in identifying the parameters of sustainable recovery. The Forum underscores the significance of multilateralism with emphasis on country ownership for building back better transition economies and developing countries, with special focus on Africa.
Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah will participate in a panel, titled “Multilateralism and International Cooperation in the Post COVID-19 era”.
The Deputy Prime Minister is accompanied by Hon. Calle Schlettwein, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Hon. Maureen Hinda-Mbuende, Deputy Minister of Finance, as well as the Regional Governors of respectively the //Karas and the Otjozondjupa regions and senior officials. The delegation will visit food system projects and participate in other technical meetings at the margins of the Forum, which will enable them to network, strategically intervene and probe on matters crucial to Namibia’s development.