Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Press Release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation - President Khama to attend G20 summit Consultative Meeting in London

source: Republic of Botswana (17/3/09): TAUTONA TIMES no 7 of 2009
The Weekly Electronic Press Circular of the Office of the President
"Democracy, Development, Dignity and Discipline"

C1) 12/3/09: Press Release from the Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Cooperation - PRESIDENT KHAMA TO ATTEND G20 SUMMIT CONSULTATIVE MEETING IN LONDON, UK

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wishes to announce that His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama the President of the Republic of Botswana will on Saturday the 14th March travel to the United Kingdom to attend a consultative meeting in London on the 16th March 2009. The consultative meeting will be held in advance on the G20 London Summit scheduled for 2nd April.

The G20 London Summit is aimed at addressing the current international financial crisis and economic slow down and to determine ways in which the international community can stimulate economic growth. Botswana welcomes the convening of the Monday 16th meeting as it offers an opportunity for broad consultations on the crucial issues affecting the global economy and in particular the developing countries.

His Excellency the President will attend the meeting at the invitation of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom the Right Honourable Mr. Gordon Brown.

His Excellency the President will be accompanied by the Minister of Finance and Development Planning Hon. Baledzi Gaolathe, the Governor of the Bank of Botswana Ms Linah Mohohlo and senior government officials.

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