Namibian delegation leaves Germany with human remains

Namibian delegation leaves Germany with human remains

The Namibian delegation, which came to receive the human remains of Namibians, from Germany, left Frankfurt Airport a while ago.
The delegation, comprising government, traditional and church leaders, left on Air Namibia flight 286 enroute to Windhoek.
The delegation, which is led by Education and Culture Minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, is accompanying the 27 sets of human remains back to Windhoek.
The remains were transported by road from Berlin to Frankfurt after Wednesday's official handover from Germany to Namibia.
Germany's Minister of State Michelle Muntefering, special envoy Ruprecht Polenz and Robert Dolger, Germany's Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa and the Sahel are also travelling on the same flight.
They will be taking part in the official state ceremony in Parliament Gardens in honour of the returning human remains.
The flight arrives at Hosea Kutako International Airport at around 06h30 and the ceremony starts at 10h00 on Friday.