German business delegation visits Namibia
A 15 member business delegation from Germany representing nine companies from the mining and infrastructure sectors arrived in Namibia on 21 November, to explore business opportunities. It was accompanied by Mr. Ullrich Kinne, Commercial Counsellor at the German Embassy. This marked the fifth German business delegation to Namibia this year. Headed by Ms. Gisela Will from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the delegation was facilitated by the Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. On 21 November the delegation was in Windhoek, where it attended a round-table with representatives from the Namibia Investment Centre, the Chamber of Mines and the Ministry of Works and Transport, followed by a meeting with Lithon Project Consultants (Pty) Ltd. The next day they travelled to Walvis Bay. There it visited and had meetings with Walvis Bay Salt Holdings, the Namibian Uranium Association and Nampo. The following companies were represented: K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies, Actemium Fördertechnik Rheinland GmbH, Höft GmbH, Intectus GmbH, Haver & Boecker OHG, Liebherr-Werk Biberach GmbH, NAUE GmbH & Co. KG, voestalpine Böhler Welding Germany GmbH, GP Papenburg Maschinenbau GmbH.