Khama Launches New Bank Notes

President Ian Khama launched the new Pula bank notes at the Bank of Botswana on Friday morning. The new notes, including the P200 note, are already in circulation.

Speaking at the launch, Khama commended the central bank for introducing the new currency.  He observed that the new P200 note bears the portrait of an unknown woman and pupils.  This symbolism, according to him, is meant to highlight the importance attached to children and the role played by women in the country's economic development. 

"It is equally appropriate that we should cherish and treasure the country's wildlife heritage as represented by a herd of zebras on the obverse side of the new P200 banknote."

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