On 5 March, Lithuanian Vice-Ministers of Foreign Affairs Neris Germanas and Vytautas Leškevičius welcomed a Namibian business delegation led by Peya Mushelenga, the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Namibia and discussed multilateral issues, Lithuania’s upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Lithuanian Foreign Vice-Minister Leškevičius and Namibian officials discussed priorities of Lithuania’s upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Leškevičius assured the guests that Lithuania would extend the EU’s long-term assistance and development cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa.
Lithuanian Foreign Vice-Minister Germanas discussed important bilateral and multilateral issues, stressed the need to strengthen bilateral economic ties and called on the Namibian side to organise a seminar for Lithuanian entrepreneurs on the business environment in Namibia.
During the visit, the delegation led by the Deputy Minister of the Foreign Ministry of Namibia will also meet with representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Agriculture, and with heads of the Lithuanian Business Confederation.
Namibia recognised Lithuania’s independence on 30 September 1991. Lithuania and Namibia established diplomatic relations on 17 August 2005.