From 01 to 02 September 2023, His Excellency Ambassador Martin Andjaba followed an invitation to Aue-Bad Schlema from Dr. Matthias Rößler, President of the Board of Trustees of the Day of the Saxons / President of the Saxon Parliament, and Mr Heinrich Kohl, First Mayor of Aue-Bad Schlema in the Ore Mountains.

On the occasion, the Ambassador had the opportunity to meet with Minister-President Michael Kretschmer of the Free State of Saxony, who invited the Ambassador to join him on his walk across the various thematic festival miles. During the evening reception on Friday, 01 September 2023, and on Saturday morning, the Ambassador exchanged ideas for cooperation projects with the Minister-President, other representatives of politics and the private sector.

photo above, left to right: Dr Mathias Rößler, President of the Saxony Landtag; Minister-President Michael Kretschmer; Ambassador Martin Andjaba at the opening of the Day of the Saxons; photo on the right, left to right: Landrat Rico Anton, Ambassador Martin Andjaba, Mr Marcel Koch, CEO of Erzgebirgsklinikum at the evening reception.

Ambassador Andjaba, Mr Koch at the Partnership stage introducing the partnership project OEWONA (Organisation for the Empowerment of Widows/Widowers and Orphans of HIV/Aids in Namibia), which was established by the former First Lady of Namibia, Ms Penehupifo Pohamba; photo above on the right: Ambassador talking to Minister-President Kretschmer at the Craftspeople’s Mile (Handwerkermeile)

Welcome at the Craftspeople’s Mile; photo on the right: Visit to the stand of the Erzgebirgsklinikum Annaberg-Buchholz introducing the OEWONA project with Namibia

Minister-President Kretschmer visiting the stand of the Erzgebirgsklinikum and being introduced to the OEWONA project cooperation by Mr Koch and the Ambassador. Photo on the right: Talks on the side of the walk across the Health Mile (Gesundheitsmeile