1990 – Namibia and North Korea sign first trade agreements. 2000s – North Korean companies construct Namibia’s State House, Heroes’ Acre, military museum at Okahandja, Independence Museum and other military construction projects. April 2016 – UN Committee on Sanctions meets Namibian delegation of top government officials in New York. Namibia agrees to terminate North Korean contracts. June 2016 – International Relations Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah visits Pyongyang and informs North Korean leaders of Namibia’s plans to terminate contracts. June 2016 – Namibia announces termination of Mansudae and KOMID for as long as UN sanctions against North Korea remain in force. April 2017 – Namibia submits latest report to UN Committee on Sanctions (after several others) on progress made on terminating North Korean contracts. October 2017 – Namibian government, after a CNN report, reaffirms compliance with UN sanctions and confirms that contracts with Mansudae and KOMID havebeen terminated and that all North Korean workers have left the country.
New Era Reporter
2017-10-25 08:33:41 1 years ago