Sampofu new ambassador to Austria

President Hage Geingob has appointed Vasco Sampofu as the new Ambassador of Namibia to Austria.

Sampofu who is replacing Ambassador Nada Kruger was commissioned on Wednesday at State House after serving as Counsellor at the Namibian High Commission in South Africa.

Speaking at the commissioning ceremony Geingob said he has entrusted Sampofu to promote and protect Namibia’s national interests above all ends, noting, especially with the envisioned green hydrogen sector and the discovery of oil in Namibia which present investment and economic opportunities.

“The national interests of Namibia and the wellbeing of its people should be at the forefront of all your activities. I expect Namibia to gain more trading partners from Austria,” said Geingob.

The Head of State further charged Sampofu with serving all Namibian nationals in Austria with utmost courtesy.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency