Gaolathe in Malaysia for Smart Partnership meet

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The Minister of Finance and Development Planning Baledzi Gaolathe is in Malaysia attending a poverty-reduction conference on behalf of President Festus Mogae.

The conference is the 8th edition of the Langkawi International Dialogue 2007 (LID2007).
The theme for this year's meeting, which started yesterday and ends tomorrow, is "Poverty Reduction Through Human Capital Development and Capacity Building".
Since its inception, the aim of the LID has been to promote principles of smart partnership among nations, nationalities, governments, business and communities.

Smart partnership is a concept that promotes networking, exchanging ideas, importing knowledge, and trading with and extending support to one another for mutual benefit.
LID is part of the Smart Partnership Dialogue series implemented by the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management (CPTM) to promote partnership between both the public and the private sector.

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