Statement by President Pohamba on the occasion of the Official Launch of New Banknotes
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As I indicated earlier, we will launch new bank notes today. The N$50.00, N$100.00 and N$200.00 denominations depict the portrait of Kaptain Hendrik Witbooi, while the N$10.00 and N$20.00 now depict the portrait of Dr Sam Nujoma, Founding President of our Republic and Father of the Nation.

The printing of the new bank notes was necessitated by the need to incorporate state-of-the-art security features to ensure that Namibia’s banknotes are resilient and not vulnerable to potential counterfeiters. It is also in line with practices in the currency industry, where the security features of banknotes are reviewed and upgraded regularly. I commend our central bank for the job well-done in this regard. (continue reading here...)

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