SADC ministers prepare for Heads of State summit
Namibia’s grand dame of international relations, Hon Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah forms the anchor point (centre front) of this group of SADC ministers who have converged on Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for technical meetings preceding the Heads of State summit which starts this weekend. On the back row stands Minister of Trade and Industy, Hon Calle Schlettwein (7th from right). The 34th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government is preceded by preparatory technical meetings that are currently underway since 08 August at the Elephant Hills Resort Conferences Centre at the Falls. The ongoing meetings include the Finance Sub-Committee, the Finance Committee and the Standing Committee of Officials. (Photograph by Jacoline Schoonees).