OTAVI: His Majesty King of the Kingdom of Swaziland, King Mswati III on Wednesday toured Ohorongo Cement Factory situated 25 kilometres north of Otavi in the Otjozondjupa Region.
The Swazi King arrived in Windhoek, Namibia, on Tuesday afternoon for a five-day official state visit.
On his arrival on Tuesday the King was received by Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry John Mutorwa, Education Minister Abraham Iyambo and Namibian High Commissioner to South Africa, Martin Kapewasha.
At Ohorongo Cement Factory on Wednesday, King Mswati III was briefed by the company’s managing director (MD), Hans-Willem Schutte on the types of cements being produced here as well as their quality.
Schute then took the King around the factory’s key areas like the main control room of the cement factory. After his tour at Ohorongo he proceeded on a hunting trip with the Namibian Founding President Sam Nujoma.
Only a few dignitaries were allowed to travel with them to a hunting trip at the Frans Indongo Game Lodge as it was said to be private.
Their hunting trip ends on Thursday.
He is being accompanied by the First Lady HRH Queen LaMatsebula, Prince Phocumtsetfo Dlamini and Princess Lomhlangano Dlamini, Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Mtiti Fakudze, and several other senior kingdom officials.
On Friday, he will visit Seawork Fish Processors, a fish factory in the harbour town of Walvis Bay; the Namibian Port Authority (Namport) and a salt refinery.
The Swazi King will also go on a site-seeing tour of one of the country’s top tourist attractions, Dune Seven.
He is set to return to Swaziland on Saturday.