Namibian President to meet Manmohan Singh today

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New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba will hold official-level talks with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.

Several agreements/MoUs for institutionalizing bilateral cooperation are expected to be signed.

The two sides will ink a MoU to provide an umbrella framework for Indian investment in the exploration of mineral resources, including gold, diamond and uranium in Zambia.

Later, President Pohamba will call on President Pratibha Patil.

Vice President Hamid Ansari, the Leader of Opposition L K Advani and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will also call on him.

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) are jointly organizing an interaction with the Indian business community for the visiting Namibian delegation in New Delhi.

The Namibian President arrived here on Sunday a five-day state visit to India.

This is President Pohamba's first visit to India.

He is accompanied by a 43-member delegation, which includes five Ministers, senior officials, representatives of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, businessmen. (ANI)

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