AfCFTA secretariat hails Namibian infrastructure

April 11, 2021 New Era Live 0 Comments

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat secretary general, Wamkele Mene yesterday congratulated Namibia on its excellent infrastructure, saying this is a solid foundation to benefit from the continental trade pact.

AfCFTA is expected to bolster Africa’s income by some US$450 billion (more than N$6 trillion) and lift 30 million people out of extreme poverty by 2035 if accompanied by significant policy reforms and trade-facilitation measures.

Visiting President Hage Geingob at State House yesterday, Mene made the remarks specifying Namport among his numerous visits in Namibia. Read More.

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