As a way of reducing expenditure, President Hage Geingob travelled only twice this year to two African countries.
No travel was undertaken outside Africa, Geingob told a media conference on Monday at State House.
We have significantly reduced the travel and subsistence (S&T) allowance budget, said Geingob.
The figures of how much Government cut on S&T payments were not readily available.
Important assignments such as attending the African Union Summit, Geingob said, he delegated to Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila.
When we received an important invitation, I was ready to travel to the United States on a commercial flight during the month of July, however that mission had to be cancelled, he said, without elaborating on why it was cancelled.
He said the same frugality in travelling is evidently being exercised by ministers.
The media conference was intended to provide clarity on some of issues affecting the nation such as the state of the Namibian House, the economy and the foreclosure of the SME Bank, among other issues.
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