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Biography for Abraham Iyambo

First Name: Abraham
Last Name: Iyambo
Title: Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources
Organization: Government of Namibia
Country: Namibia
CV: Political:Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources (until 1997)Minister of Fisheries and Marine Reources (1997-)
Misc: Address:   Uhland and Goethe Streets Private Bag 13355 Windhoek Namibia  Telephone:   [ 264 ]( 61 ) 2059111 ,  Fax:            [ 264 ]( 61 ) 224566 [ 264 ]( 61 ) 233286  Internet:  Email:
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