Our peace and stability should makeall Namibians proud – Mbumba
President Nangolo Mbumba says Namibians ought to be pleased with the peaceable and secure nation they stay in, which is the envy of many countries throughout the globe.
“Namibia is a vibrant democracy, with a authorities with a robust resolve to ensure the basic rights and freedoms that are the prerequisite for a peaceable, united and affluent nation,” Mbumba mentioned in commemoration of Structure Day on Friday.
“After I took the oath of workplace, I dedicated myself to uphold the Structure of the Republic of Namibia. I’m dedicated to serve every Namibian within the development of our shared prosperity. I want to remind Namibians that our work in pursuit of growth and prosperity continues.”
Mbumba mentioned Namibia has demonstrated that the Structure is a sacrosanct doc.
“As a younger democracy which has traversed completely different trials, together with the premature dying of president Hage Geingob, a sitting head of state, we’ve demonstrated that our Structure is a sacrosanct doc,” he mentioned.
He mentioned Geingob, because the chairperson of the Constituent Meeting, is the chief architect of Namibia’s Structure, which has guided the sleek transition of management Namibia witnessed on 4 February.
“In mourning, we should always draw solace from the truth that president Geingob all the time inspired Namibians from all walks of life to internalise the Structure of the Republic of Namibia as a residing doc,” Mbumba mentioned.
The president mentioned as Namibia celebrates Structure Day, the nation ought to recommit itself to the beliefs of unity, peace and justice for all.
“Allow us to rededicate ourselves to work laborious to broaden the scope of inclusive financial growth the place nobody is not noted,” Mbumba mentioned.
In the meantime, the speaker of the Nationwide Meeting, Peter Katjavivi, mentioned the Namibian Structure has been the nation’s guiding mild in constructing a nation that upholds the rights and freedoms of all its residents.
He mentioned since Namibia’s first United Nations-supervised elections in November 1989, the nation has held six democratic elections, reflecting the Structure’s enduring legacy in facilitating a peaceable and secure democracy.
“At the present time, 9 February, marks a pivotal second in our historical past when the Constituent Meeting, comprised of visionaries and patriots, unanimously adopted the Structure,” Katjavivi mentioned.
Based on him, the achievement crafted beneath Geingob’s management is testomony to the spirit of unity and compromise that drove Namibia’s founding fathers and moms to draft the ‘Mom of All Legal guidelines’ in report time.
“The method of drafting our Structure was a outstanding feat, given the various backgrounds of the 72 members of the Constituent Meeting. These people, as soon as adversaries within the battle for liberation, got here collectively to forge a doc that may lay the inspiration for a nation constructed on the rules of unity, liberty and justice,” he mentioned.
Katjavivi mentioned within the spirit of the Structure, Namibia has made vital strides in the direction of nationwide reconciliation, racial equality and gender parity.
“As we speak, our Nationwide Meeting proudly displays this progress with a near-equal illustration of women and men and a rise in younger parliamentarians,” he mentioned.
“As we honour at the present time, we additionally pay homage to the late president Hage Geingob. His monumental contribution to the crafting of our Structure was pushed by a deep dedication to inclusivity, dialogue and nationwide unity,” Katjavivi mentioned.
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