Namibia: Govt to attract ‘rich’ foreign pensioners

Published: 30/Aug/2019
Source: The Namibian (Windhoek)

by Michael Thikusho

THE Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration wants to start offering permanent residence and citizenship to pensioners living abroad on condition that they invest in Namibia’s failing economy.

This was revealed by the director of visas, permits, passports and citizenship Allison Hishekwa during a consultative workshop hosted by the home affairs ministry in Windhoek on Wednesday.

The workshop was aimed at addressing issues relating to visa requirements raised by the High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy during the 2019 ‘economic summit’ that took place earlier this month.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Namibia
Year: 2019