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In an effort to further cooperation, Cuban professionals in Namibia will engage with the country officials at the National Scientific Forum slated for Jan. 21, in the capital city, Windhoek.

Deputy Chief of Mission of the Cuban Embassy in Windhoek, Fakri Rodriguez Pinelo on Thursday told Xinhua Thursday that the purpose of the forum is for Cuban professionals working in Namibia under government to government agreements present the results of their daily work in the country and propose ideas to solve the identified challenges.

According to Pinelo, there are about 120 Cuban professionals in Namibia, most of whom are in the health sector and the forum will also focus on the construction, architecture, planning and aquaculture industries.

The Minister of Health and Social Services, Bernard Haufiku, the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa and other specialists linked to those areas are expected to attend.

“We follow specific scientific research techniques to do the presentations and elaborate, on our conclusions. These scientific forums are a tradition in Cuba for professionals in most fields,” he added.

Meanwhile, after each presentation there will be a session for discussions which focus on the best outcome of the challenges.

The beneficiaries of the forum, are set to be the Namibian public for whom the Cuban professional work be it in the health sector, fisheries , architecture and physical planning, said Pinelo.

According to him this year the forum marks its 20th Edition since Cuba-Namibia cooperation commenced in 1990. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/


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