“Our foreign policy is an extension of our domestic policy. The social and economic wellbeing of all our people is paramount. Therefore, you should be cognizant at all times of the socio- economic challenges in our country and how we are trying to address them. During your diplomatic tour of duty, I expect Namibia to gain more trading partners. You must endeavor to find niche markets for our products, as well as to work towards improving our image and prestige, including our global competitiveness.”

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New Namibian Ambassadors in office around the world

President Hage Geingob has commissioned 11 new heads of missions this morning, with former member of parliament Margaret Mensah-Williams as Namibia's top emissary to the United States.

In his message to the new Heads of Mission, President Geingob says:

“Our foreign policy is an extension of our domestic policy. The social and economic wellbeing of all our people is paramount. Therefore, you should be cognizant at all times of the socio- economic challenges in our country and how we are trying to address them. During your diplomatic tour of duty, I expect Namibia to gain more trading partners. You must endeavor to find niche markets for our products, as well as to work towards improving our image and prestige, including our global competitiveness.”

New Heads of Mission and countries of accreditation:
1. Ms Margareth Mensah-Williams, United States of America
2. Mr. Martin Andjaba, Federal Republic of Germany
3. Mr. Lebbius Tangeni Tobias, United Republic of Tanzania
4. Mr. Sipapela Cletius Sipapela, Republic of Congo
5. Ms Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, Republic of Ghana
6. Mr. Mbapeua Muvuangua, Federal Republic of Brazil
7. Mr. Niklaas Kandjii, Republic of Zimbabwe
8. Mr. Herman Pule Diamonds, Malaysia
9. Mr. Elvis Toolouta Shiweda, Republic of Senegal
10. Ms Julia Chanduru-Imene, Switzerland and United Nations Office in Geneva
11. Ms Mekondjo Kaapanda-Girnus, Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union.

President Geingob has transferred Mr. Charles Josop as Ambassador Designate to Finland. Mr Josop served until his transfer as High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana. The President congratulates the new Heads Mission and wishes them well in their new roles as they represent Namibia to the best of their ability in the interests of all Namibians. 

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