A tribute to Ambassador Outlule

During his service as a career diplomat, Ambassador Outlule held a number of positions
During his service as a career diplomat, Ambassador Outlule held a number of positions

It is with a deep sense of sorrow that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the passing on of Ambassador Samuel Otsile Outlule, on May 23, 2022, in Gaborone.

At the time of his passing, Ambassador Outlule was Botswana’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and Mission to the European Union, a position he assumed in 2011. He was also concurrently accredited to Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Italy, and was serving as the Dean of Botswana Envoys.

Ambassador Outlule was born on July 8, 1957, in Maunatlala, Botswana. He graduated from the University of Botswana and Swaziland, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics and Administration in 1982. Subsequent to completing his tertiary education, Ambassador Outlule joined the Botswana Foreign Service in 1982, and for forty years, he dedicated his life to serving the country and citizens in the field of diplomacy. Ambassador Outlule is fondly remembered as a devoted member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who was committed to supporting the building of a prosperous Botswana. He was greatly valued and respected by the Ministry community and colleagues within the diplomatic field.

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