Press release

High Commissioner of Botswana calls on Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs

May 8, 2019

The High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana, H.E. Gobe Pitso, paid a courtesy call to the Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Marina Confait, on 7 May 2019 after being accredited by President Danny Faure.

During the meeting, Dr. Confait reiterated the remarkable friendship shared between Seychelles and Botswana whilst laying emphasis on Seychelles’ desire for enhanced bilateral cooperation.

In addressing a few domains of collaboration, such as climate change, anti-corruption, education and others, the High Commissioner also spoke highly of the hospitality Seychelles is currently extending to the teachers from Botswana that are on employment contracts with the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development.

H.E. Gobe Pitso further congratulated Seychelles on the success in the Blue Economy sector and mentioned Botswana’s pursuits for collaboration in this area.

Seychelles and Botswana established diplomatic relations in September 1988.