On 28th November 2016, H.E. Mr. Zhao Yanbo, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Botswana, met with Hon. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation of Botswana.
During the meeting, Ambassador Zhao says that China and Botswana enjoy a deep-rooted friendship. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations, the two countries have carried out fruitful cooperation in political, economic, cultural ,education, health and wild life protection fields. As the new Chinese Ambassador, he will exert his best efforts to cement and develop the friendly and cooperative relations.
In her response, Minister Venson-Moitoi welcomes Ambassador Zhao to assume his new post and says that China has been a great friend of Botswana. She will work together with Ambassador Zhao to push China-Botswana relationship to a new level.