Kwape lauds Masisi travels

Kwape said the President’s external engagements are crucial PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Kwape said the President’s external engagements are crucial PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Lemogang Kwape has lauded President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s many foreign travels.

He said the President is the country’s Principal Diplomat and as such continues to play a crucial role in advancing Botswana’s foreign policy through promoting national interests at the bilateral, regional and multilateral levels.

Masisi, who has even popularised the phrase “Ke a le tsamaela”, has been heavily criticised for his non-stop trips outside the country. At some point last year, members of the party he is leading, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wanted him to limit international travel to focus on electoral campaigns ahead of the 2024 General Election.

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