Four hundred and ten (410) cases of Namibia’s premium beer brand, Windhoek Lager was handed over to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation (MIRCO) by Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group subsidiary, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), on Thursday, 27 February 2020, in contribution to the upcoming 30th Independence celebration-activities of Namibian diplomatic missions abroad.
As an annual gesture, the donated Windhoek Lager stock, officially handed over by the NBL Managing Director, Marco Wenk, will be distributed to Namibian missions across the globe, in time for the country’s 30th Independence celebrations. Wenk: “I am extremely honored to be able to hand over this token of appreciation to our fellow Namibians and Embassies abroad in appreciation for their valued support, hard work and dedication in representing the interests of Namibia but also preserving the rights of Namibian citizens abroad. NBL’s annual contribution towards our Independence celebrations, is our way of sharing in the excitement that comes with commemorating a free Namibia, and appreciating the positive space we have as a Namibian company to be able to flourish, build and contribute to the growth of our nation.”
Accepting the donation on behalf of government, deputy minister of MIRCO, Christine //Hoebes congratulated NBL for the extensive footprint it has secured so far in the world, and for promoting the country so widely on the globe. She continued to encourage NBL to explore even further markets going forward. //Hoebes: “Allow me to applaud NBL for the commitment to encouraging responsible drinking, environmental preservation, health and education as key drivers of social upliftment within our communities. I would like to acknowledge the great contribution of NBL to the growth of our national economy. Thank you and I wish us all a happy 30th Independence Anniversary!”
//Hoebes promised to ensure that the Windhoek Lager stock will reach the different Namibian diplomatic missions across the globe, in time for the country’s 30th Independence celebrations on 21 March 2020.