ISLAMABAD - Ringo F. Abed, Ambassador of Namibia visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and said that his country was keen to enhance trade with Pakistan on mutually beneficial grounds. He said Namibia was endowed with lot of mineral resources and Pakistani investors should explore it for investment and joint ventures. He said that Namibia was a politically stable and peaceful country while the government was taking measures to establish conducive environment for business activities. He said many Chinese investors were already tapping Namibia for investment and it was the right time that Pakistan should also explore his country for finding out business opportunities.

He said Pakistan has the potential to invest in hospitality industry, tourism, agriculture, livestock and many other areas in Namibia as it was the second top tourists’ destination in the world after Singapore and added that Pakistan could get access to 14 countries of Southern Africa by promoting trade and economic relations with Namibia.  

The Ambassador said Namibia was facing shortage of skilled manpower especially doctors, engineers, technicians and nurses etc. and stressed that Pakistan should help his country in preparing well trained and skilled human resource.

He said ICCI should consider sending a business delegation to Namibia and develop strong linkages with Namibian Chamber of Commerce & Industry establishing business partnership. He assured that Embassy of Namibia based in Beijing, China would extend full cooperation to facilitate Pakistani entrepreneurs in visiting his country.