15 January 2017

Botswana: Masisi Visits Japan

Gaborone — Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi left January 15 for a five-day official visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese government.

The visit follows the conferment of the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun on Mr Masisi by the Emperor of Japan last November. The award is the highest that a foreign citizen can attain from Japan.

A statement from Mr Masisi's office says the conferment is in recognition of the Vice President's contribution towards promoting friendly relations between Botswana and Japan over the years.

The statement further says during the visit, Mr Maisisi will meet with current and former cabinet ministers in the portfolios of internal affairs and communication as well as foreign affairs.

He will hold consultations with, among others, the Office of the Prime Minister, the Japan - AU Parliamentary Friendship League and the Association of African Economy and Development."

Mr Masisi is expected back home on January 21. BOPA

Source : BOPA


Entertainment Galore As Kwese TV Partners Telecoms Giant

Econet Media's Kwesé TV has penned an agreement with Orange Botswana in a partnership that will see Orange… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 Botswana Daily News. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.