Namibian President Hage Geingob is expected to officially open the 2017 edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) that kicked off in the second largest city Bulawayo on Tuesday.The Namibian leader is expected in the Zimbabwean capital Harare on Wednesday before travelling to Bulawayo for the official opening which is pencilled for Friday.
He will be leading a high-level Namibian delegation that will include several cabinet ministers for Zimbabwe’s premier trade exhibition, now in its 58th year.
A number of Namibian companies are scores of foreign firms participating at the annual exhibition that runs until April 29.
This year’s event is being held under the theme, “Harnessing Linkages for Industrial Development.”
Prior to officially ZITF, Geingob is expected to attend the Namibia-Zimbabwe Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation, together with his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe.
He is also expected to visit the Kariba Hydropower Project from which Namibia once benefited from power imports.