WINDHOEK: The Togolese PresidentFaure Essonzimna Gnassingbe will jet in tomorrow Wednesday for a three-day State. He will be leading a twenty-three member delegation comprises of four Ministers, President’s main Advisor on Diplomatic and Cooperation Issues, Ambassador of Togo in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) Minister Counselor Embassy of Togo in DRC and other Senior Government Officials including four members of the media.
In a media release by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), the purpose for the visit is to strengthen the already existing friendly relations and to promote social-economic relations between the two countries and their people.
President Gnassingbe, after landing at Hosea Kutako International Airport will proceed to State House where he will be received by his Namibian counterpart Hifikepunye Pohamba, Cabinet Ministers, Members of the Diplomatic Community, Namibian Guard of honour and various cultural groups.
The two Heads of States will engage in Official Talks which will focus ontourism, agriculture, fisheries, environment and bilateral cooperation in various firlds, which will be followed by the State Banquet in honour of the visiting President and his delegation.
The Togolese President will visit the Neudam campus of the University of Namibia (UNAM) and immediately thereafter will depart for Walvis Bay in Erongo Region.
While in Walvis Bay, the Head of State will visit Salt Refiners, Namibia Maratime and Fisheries Institute (NAMFI) and Merlus Sea Food Processors.
PresidentGnassingbe is also scheduled to meet the Founding President before visiting NamCot Diamonds to view the cutting and processing facilities
Togo is a West Africa country, bordering with Ghana in the west, Benin in the east and Burkina Faso in the north
It attained its independence in 1960
President Faure Gnassingbe was elected as President of the Republic following the death of his father Gnassingbe Eyadém on February 2005 after ruled the country for 38 years.
Gnassingbe and his delegation are expected to return to their country on Friday.