Deputy Minister of Defence, Hilma Nicanor on Friday had an audience with veterans of the national liberation struggle, under the umbrella of the Namibia National Liberation Veterans’ Association where she pledged government’s continuous support. Responding to demands from the veterans for government to pay them N$ 200 000 cash, Nicanor said government provides the 30 000 registered veterans housing, resettlement, study grants, medical aid, funeral cover and funding for business projects. She added that government also continues to pay monthly social grants to unemployed veterans and those earning a salary of less than N$ 36 000 per annum.