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Namibian president calls cabinet to be accountable for duties


WINDHOEK, FEB 6 — Namibian President Hage Geingob has called on his cabinet to be accountable for the assigned duties and drive the country’s development plans in line with the economy growth.
Addressing his first cabinet meeting for 2019 on Tuesday Geingob underscored the importance of performance by his ministers.
“As cabinet, we are called upon to spearhead the business of the state and for this reason, we should strictly adhere to the principles of accountability,” Geingob said.
The president added that his cabinet assumed the responsibility of representing the electorate need to show the country that their commitment to duty is not questionable.
“At this juncture, I wish to state that as a means to ensure that Namibia becomes a nation defined by sustainable and shared prosperity, we have identified economic advancement as one of the pillars of our Harambee Prosperity Plan.”
“It is through economic advancement that we will be able to create the jobs and income necessary to foster a vibrant and diverse economy. However, economic advancement cannot take place in the absence of trust between cabinet and the business community,” he said. – XINHUA