… Chinese leader says perpetrators should be punished
By Confidente Reporter
CHINESE President, Xi Jinping says his country will gear up cooperation with Namibia to protect local wildlife and will never assist in illegal activities such as the smuggling of wildlife products.
Xi was quoted in the China Daily newspaper recently when he welcomed President Hage Geingob during a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Geingob was in China on an official visit by Xi’s invitation.
State House spokesperson Alfredo Hengari on Wednesday confirmed Xi’s remarks which he said were made during bilateral talks with Geingob.
“He informed President Geingob that if there are bad Chinese nationals who engage in illegal activities in Namibia, he will be on the side of the rule of law. He said that they must be punished within the relevant laws of the country.
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