China invites Botswana to come to the party

Last week the Chinese embassy in Gaborone called a hasty press conference that was addressed by the ambassador of China to Botswana H.E Zheng Zhuqiang.

He was accompanied by a host of officers, amongst them Deputy ambassador Li Nan. The press briefing was in actual fact premised on the recent reports on the Sunday Standard. The paper listed a litany of disgruntlements by the Botswana government regarding several projects undertaken by Chinese constructers.

Without doubt the Chinese are really taking these accusations very seriously and they seem to be ready to act on mending the fractured relationship. At the press briefing, Tang who is the political officer for the embassy, listed several projects that their government would be undertaking in Botswana.

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