Botswana, Angola Strengthening Of Ties Ideal

Last week President Ian Khama made a historic two-day visit to the Republic of Angola at the invitation of President Eduardo dos Santos.

Khama was given the honour of addressing the Angolan Parliament, which had been specially convened for the occasion. The visit was the first by a Botswana President to Angola. Dos Santos visited Gaborone more than a decade ago to cement ties with Botswana.

We understand that the visit was very fruitful as the two leaders agreed to commence programmes on cooperation. It is surprising that the two countries do not have cooperation agreements in areas such as trade, agriculture and tourism. From the visit, the relevant authorities would be working around the clock to map the way forward to kick start the cooperation.

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