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Government: Key Facts

Country: Namibia
Latitude: 22° South / Longitude: 17° East
Total Area: 824 292 km2
Capital: Windhoek
Latitude: 22°35' South and
Longitude: 17°4' East
Time Zone: GMT+2h00

Head of State and Government: President Hifikepunye Pohamba
Form of Government: Republic
Parliamentary System: Bicameral
State Structure: Unitary
Official Language: English
Currency: Namibia Dollar (N$); N$ 1 = 100 cents
Dialing code: +264
Internet au: .na

Namibia Vision 2030

The Vision:

"A prosperous and industralised Namibia, developed by her human resources, enjoying peace, harmony and political stability."

The major objectives of this Vision are to:
  1. Ensure that Namibia is a fair, gender responsive, caring and committed nation, in which all citizens are able to realise their full potential, in a safe and decent living environment.
  2. Create and consolidate a legitimate, effective and democratic political system (under the Constitution), and an equitable, tolerant and free society, that is characterised by sustainable and equitable development and effective institutions, which guarantee peace and political stability.
  3. Develop a diversified, competent and highly productive human resources and institutions, fully utilising human potential, and achieving efficient and effective  delivery of customer-focused services which are competitive not only nationally, but also regionally and internationally.
  4. Transform Namibia into an industrialised country of equal opportunities, which is globally competitive, realising its maximum growth potential on a sustainable basis, with improved quality of life for all Namibians.
  5. Ensure a healthy, food-secured and breastfeeding nation, in which all preventable, infectious and parasitic diseases are under secure control, and in which people enjoy a high standard of living, with access to quality education, health and other vital services, in an atmosphere of sustainable population growth and development.
  6. Ensure the development of Namibia's ‘natural capital' and its sustainable utilization, for the benefit of the country's social, economic and ecological well-being.
  7. Accomplish the transformation of Namibia into a knowledge-based, highly competitive, industrialised and eco-friendly nation, with sustainable economic growth and a high quality of life.
  8. Achieve stability, full regional integration and democratised international relations; the transformation from an aid-recipient country to that of a provider of development assistance.

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Recent Remarks and Statements

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1. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE STATE FUNERAL OF LATE HON. DR. CHIEF KUAIMA RIRUAKO, MP, PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF THE OVAHERERO TRADITIONAL AUTHORITY AND PRESIDENT OF NUDO PARTY
2014/06/29

2. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL (PSC) OF THE AFRICAN UNION
2014/06/26

3. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA,PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF THE UN HOUSE
2014/06/24

4. STATEMENT BY HIS EXELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE OFFICIAL TALKS DURING THE OFFICIAL VISIT BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. BAN KI-MOON, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS
2014/06/24

5. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR. HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF THE REGIONAL HEAD QUARTERS OF THE PAN AFRICAN WOMEN'S ORGANIZATION SOUTHERN AFRICA REGIONAL OFFICE (PAWO-SARO)
2014/06/04

6. REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE HAND-OVER CEREMONY OF THE RITUAL FIRE STONE
2014/05/23

7. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA AND CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA, AT THE OCCASION OF THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF UNAM NORTHERN CAMPUS
2014/05/22

8. STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONTAINER TERMINAL AT THE PORT OF WALVIS BAY
2014/05/09