President Geingob to attend Commonwealth Heads of State meeting

President Geingob to attend Commonwealth Heads of State meeting
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President Hage Geingob will head to the British capital, London, for the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government meeting on Tuesday.
The gathering of the over 50 member states is held every two years.
The meeting is taking place from 16 to 20 April and is being held under the theme ‘Towards our Common Future’, with sub-themes on climate change and its impact, the promotion and protection of democratic principles, including the Commonwealth’s shared vision of democracy, good governance, human rights and the rule of law.
In addition, the summit will also discuss security threats such as terrorism, human trafficking, cyber-crime and serious organized crime.
The Head of State will also participate in the Commonwealth Business Forum Summit Roundtable.
In a statement to the media, the Presidency said Geingob will also hold talks with Prince William as well as the leadership of the diamond giant, De Beers.
Geingob will be accompanied by the ministers of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, Finance, Calle Schlettwein, Mines and Energy, Tom Alweendo, Obeth Kandjoze who is the Minister of Economic Planning and Dr Bernard Haufiku, the Minister of Health and Social Services.