OSHAKATI: The Oshana regional governor Clemens Kashuupulwa announced that this year’s national celebration of the country’s independence will be hosted in his region on 21 March.
Kashuupulwa made the announcement on the occasion of the commemoration of the 19 February 1988 Oshakati Barclays Bank Bomb Blast at Oshakati on Tuesday.
According to Kashuupulwa, his region is already hard at work to do all the preparations and necessary arrangements to ensure that everything is in place for a successful hosting of the top national event.
The Oshana regional governor revealed that President Hifikepunye Pohamba will be the key-speaker during the celebration, and he is to be accompanied by several Cabinet ministers, high-ranking government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.
Kashuupulwa has at the same time appealed to members of the community in the Oshana Region also to prepare themselves in such a way that they will offer the visitors excellent hospitality.
He suggested members of the Oshana Region’s community to prepare cultural troupes that would display traditional performances as an entertainment for the visitors during the independence day celebration.
The celebration, Kashuupulwa said, will be hosted at the Oshakati Town’s Independence Stadium. Namibia is celebrating her 23rd independence this year.
OSHAKATI; The Oshana Regional Governor, Clemens Kashuupulwa has announced that this year’s main Independence celebrations will be held in his region on 21 March.
Kashuupulwa made the announcement at the 25th commemoration of the Oshakati Barclays Bank bomb blast here on Tuesday.
The blast killed about 30 people and injured several others on 19 February 1988.
The governor said his region is already hard at work with the preparations to ensure that everything is in place for the successful hosting of the national event.
President Hifikepunye Pohamba will be the keynote speaker during the celebration, and he is to be accompanied by several Cabinet ministers, high-ranking government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.
Kashuupulwa also appealed to members of the community in the Oshana Region to prepare themselves so as to offer visitors to the region during the event “excellent” hospitality.
The 23rd independence celebrations will take place at Oshakati’s Independence Stadium.