Masisi continues to defend presidential foreign travel

President Mokgweetsi Masisi embacking from OK1 at Sir Seretse Khama Airport PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
President Mokgweetsi Masisi embacking from OK1 at Sir Seretse Khama Airport PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Despite criticism of his frequent overseas trips, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has staunchly defended his international travels, asserting that they yield tangible benefits for Botswana.

Masisi, who popularised the phrase 'Ke a le tsamaela', reiterated his commitment to these trips when speaking to government media, following his visit to the Munda Reds Droughtmaster cattle farm in Australia.

The purpose of the trip was to explore the purchase of additional cattle semen to enhance the breeding programme at the Ramatlabama National AI Laboratory. "I am here to mine, I am here to work. Every time you should ask what I am bringing back from these trips. It is not just me but my entourage, which includes leaders from across sectors," Masisi emphasised.

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