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Deep Condolence on the Passing Away of Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab
2018/07/18

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China has the sad honor to extend the deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolence on the passing away of Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab, former Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Namibia.

Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab is one of the founding fathers of the Republic of Namibia and an important and sincere old friend of the Chinese people. With wisdom and foresight, Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab deepened the ties and forged an ever-stronger partnership for Namibia and China during his tenure as the first Foreign Minister.

With the passing away of Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab, the Namibian people and government have lost a national hero and the Chinese people and government have lost a respectable old friend. May his great soul rest in peace. The Embassy, on behalf of the Chinese people and government, sincerely honors the legacy of Hon. Prof. Theo-Ben Gurirab and mourns his loss alongside his family and the people of Namibia.

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