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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release May 20, 1993

WASHINGTON, May 20 /U.S. Newswire/ -- President Clinton has invited Namibian President Sam Nujoma to meet in Washington on June 16.

President Nujoma will be the first African head of state to be received in the White House by this administration.

The meeting with Nujoma, the first elected president of an independent Namibia, underscores the president's commitment to support democracy throughout Africa and elsewhere. The two leaders are expected to discuss developments in southern Africa, including Angola and progress toward democracy in South Africa. -0-
/U.S. Newswire 202-347-2770/