Speaking at the State Banquet hosted in the honour of President Pranab Mukherjee, Namibian President Hage Geingob said Namibia commends India’s commitment towards peaceful use of nuclear energy.“We will look into legal ways wherein our uranium can be used by India”he said.
The Resource-rich Namibia has assured that it will look into “legal ways” through which its uranium can be supplied to India for peaceful nuclear use.“We have resources but we cannot use it we do not have nuclear weapons. But there are those who can use it. We will look into legal ways,” Mr.Geingob said.
Inviting Indian companies to invest in Namibia, Mr. Geingob lauded India’s proposal of International Solar Alliance, saying he appreciated the country’s role in combating climate change.“In Namibia, we see ourselves as gateway to Africa. We are also in close proximity to South America which is an important partner in South cooperation but we are ready to be gateway to Indian companies into Africa and South America,” he said.
“India attaches high importance to enhancing her bilateral relations with Namibia. Our two countries have been cooperating closely while making sustained efforts to realise the developmental goals of our two nations,We share the view that reform of the United Nations and its principle organs — created in the wake of the Second World War — is an imperative. We agree that they need to be made more reflective of today’s changed world — so that they can respond more effectively to the complex challenges confronting the world today,” Mr. Mukharjee said.