WINDHOEK: President Hifikepunye Pohamba this morning left for the United States of America, where he will join other world leaders in attending the 67th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
The General Assembly is set to start tomorrow with the first high-level meeting devoted to the rule of law on national and international level, a day before the general debate opens at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Prime Minister Nahas Angula, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Nickey Iyambo, Presidential Affairs Minister and Attorney-General Albert Kawana, and other Senior Government officials were at Eros Airport to see off the Head of State.
President Pohamba is being accompanied by First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba.
Foreign Affairs Minister Utoni Nujoma also forms part of the delegation, but he left for New York on an earlier flight, while Minister of Justice Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana will join Pohamba there later this week.
The Head of State and his delegation are expected back home on Saturday.