On the afternoon of July 19th , The president of our foundation Mr Zhang Yi was invited to visit H.E. Mr. Mothusi Bruce Rabasha Palai, and received warm welcome. Both sides held a friendly talk and exchanged in-depth views on the relevant cooperation. Ms Charity Bokgolea, the First Secretary of the embassy also attend this meeting.
The President firstly expressed his gratitude to the Ambassador for his reception and hospitality and wishes to have a smooth term in China and make more contributions. He noted that both sides had achieved fruitful results in multiple fields relying on the continuous great support from the embassy, and looked forwards to extensive and profound cooperation in the future. Then he indicated our foundation has maintained good relationships with embassies of African countries, and offered relevant assistance for them to promote China-Africa economic, trade and cultural exchanges between governments and people. We are very much willing to provide support, search appropriate Chinese partners, and promote bilateral pragmatic cooperation in multiple fields.
Ambassador welcomed our president’s visit, then he noted that Botswana is one of African countries with rapid economic growth, with rich mining and tourism resources. Diamond industry is the main industry. Government has carried out policies of economic diversification and received good results. Despite of this, there are still lots of improvements in economic, scientific and technological areas and hope to receive support and fund from relevant organizations and enterprises. They warmly welcomed Chinese enterprises to visit and invest in Botswana, in order to promote local employment and economic development.
Then both sides negotiated the particular cooperation projects in detail. Ambassador hoped us help find companies in mineral industry to improve the local economy. Meanwhile, the embassy is willing to provide the relevant documents to us and looking forward to further cooperation. President was ready to know more detailed situation and make joint efforts to facilitate the economic and trade development.
The meeting ended in friendly atmosphere. It has enhanced our traditional relationship with the embassy of Botswana and contributed to development of China-Botswana economic and trade cooperation and the deepening of all-round cooperation between China and Africa.
Mr Zhang Yi , President of our foundation (right) and H.E.Mr Mothusi Bruce Rabasha Palai, Ambassador of Botswana Embassy (left)