BNC meetings strengthening relations between Zimbabwe and Botswana.

Written by on February 7, 2024

Marvelous Mpofu


Acting Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ambassador Rofina Chikava says the Bi National Commission meeting between Zimbabwe and Botswana which is currently taking place in Botswana is strengthening relations between the two countries.

She was speaking at the convening of the Fourth Session of the Zimbabwe-Botswana Bi-National Commission yesterday.

The BNC meetings are done to seal agreements in areas spanning political and diplomatic cooperation, trade, and economic cooperation.

She further said the two nations are working on the enhancement of service delivery in the two countries.

Ambassador Chikava also said the growth in relations is evident from frequent visits to Botswana by President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa.

The bond of friendship has been further entrenched in frequent diplomatic conduct and further exchange if visits. In 2023 alone, President Emmerson Mnangagwa visited Botswana twice,” said Ambassador Chikava.

Speaking during the same event, acting permanent secretary in Botswana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Clifford Maribe said he is confident the latest meeting will address issues raised in previous BNC meetings.

“Our meeting demonstrates the commitment and resolve by our leaders to strengthen and widen the scope of bilateral co operation for the mutual benefit of our countries,” said Ambassador Maribe.

A BNC has an objective of advancing cooperation and collaboration between countries with various issues of mutual interest.

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