Written by ACN
Thursday, 28 June 2012 10:35
HAVANA, Cuba.-Namibia's head of state Hifikepuney Pohamba
met in Windhoek with Cuban Parliament president Ricardo Alarcon, in what
was described as a very fraternal visit, before the island's top
legislator concluded a working visit to the African nation.
The Namibian leader stressed the good state of relations between Havana
and Windhoek and was interested in learning about the health of Cuban
Revolution leader Fidel Castro, according to Granma daily newspaper.
Prior to his talks with the Namibian head of state, Ricardo Alarcon met
with Parliament speaker Teo Ben Guriab, legislators and heads of
Addressing the Namibian Parliament, Alarcon referred to several issues
including the unfair and long imprisonment in the United States of the
five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters. He took the occasion to thank the
Namibian Parliament and Government for their permanent solidarity with Cuba.
During his visit to Namibia, the Cuban Parliament leader was also received
by Prime Minister Nohas Angula and by foreign minister Uutomi Nujoma. He
also met with Cuban workers in the African nation and paid a visit to
Namibian revolutionary Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who has been an outstanding
activist in favor of the release of the five Cuban anti-terrorists, and
headed the Namibia-Cuba Friendship Association.