Namibia–United Kingdom relations


Namibia–United Kingdom relations
Namibian - United Kingdom relations
Map indicating locations of Namibia and United Kingdom

Namibia

United Kingdom

Namibia–United Kingdom relations refers to the bilateral relationship between Namibia and the United Kingdom. Relations are considered good and a British Council operates in Namibia. In July 2006, George M. Liswaniso became Namibia's High Commissioner in London, replacing Monica Nashandi. The mission is accredited to Cyprus, Greece, Ireland and Malta as well as multilateral organizations based in London. Since 2007, Mark Bensberg has been the High Commissioner from the United Kingdom to Namibia.[1]

Economy

The Rio Tinto Group, a mining company based in the United Kingdom and Australia owns 69% of the Rössing Uranium Mine in Namibia.[2] In 2008, the United Kingdom imported more than $700 million worth of goods from Namibia, making it the second largest importer of Namibian goods after neighboring South Africa.[3]

References

  1. ^ "British High Commissioner to Namibia". http://ukinnamibia.fco.gov.uk/en/our-offices-in-namibia/our-HighCommissioner/. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  2. ^ Country Profile: Namibia Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom
  3. ^ Trade Profile of Namibia United Nations Statistics Division

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