Namibia’s new president Hage Geingob met with Chinese President Xi Xinping special envoy and Chinese Minister of Transport, Yang Chuantang, shortly after his inauguration on Saturday afternoon.
The Chinese Minister of Transport expressed president Xi’s warm congratulations to Geingob and good wishes for the country’s 25 years of independence.
Yang said China is willing to work with Namibia to improve their mutual trust and enhance their collaboration in the international arena.
The Namibian president also said he highly valued the relationship between the two countries, commending China’s support towards Namibia’s development. Geingob is Namibia’s third president since independence.
China and Namibia have maintained strong ties for decades.