I travel to quench thirst – Masisi

President Masisi addressing members of the media PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
President Masisi addressing members of the media PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

“I travel because there is a thirst that I am quenching, a thirst of people knowing about us. We have got to distinguish ourselves, I travel to also build the integrity of the Botswana passport,” said President Mokgweetsi Masisi following his recent foreign trips to Australia, Bahamas, Cuba, US and Germany.

Masisi who has often received criticism for his frequent overseas trips was addressing the media yesterday. He amongst others staunchly lauded his international travels, asserting that they yield tangible benefits for Botswana.

Masisi said many wonder why he undertakes so many travels but he had made it clear that he is in a hurry because the lifeline of a politician is very limited. He said as the president the constitution gives him ten years if he gets to be elected twice.

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