Namibia will host the 8th Session of the Namibia-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation in Windhoek on Wednesday and Thursday, a Nambian official said on Tuesday.

The session will be co-chaired by Namibian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah and Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev, said, Selma Ashipala-Musavyi, executive director at Namibia’s Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation.

The two sides are expected to sign some memoranda of understanding at the end of the two-day deliberations, and decide on the dates for the next session of the commission, Ashipala-Musavyi said.

Namibia and Russia now cooperate in areas such as energy, trade and investment, technical assistance, mining, agriculture, transport, education and training, scientific cooperation, tourism, youth and sport, art and culture, health, and legal matters. Enditem


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