|Chinese Ambassador ZHAO Yanbo Donates to Botswana Flood Victims|
On 6th March 2017, H.E. Dr. ZHAO Yanbo, Chinese Ambassador to Botswana donates 300 food baskets and 200 blankets to the unfortunate flood victims in Botswana on behalf the Chinese Government.
Speaking during the hand-over ceremony, Ambassador Zhao says that due to excessive and unbalanced rain since December last year, rare floods have struck some parts of Botswana recently. Hundreds of households are affected and many people have to be evacuated from their homes. In order to contribute to the Botswana Government's efforts to relieve the victims, the Chinese Embassy in Botswana on behalf of the Chinese Government and people, has decided to donate 300 food baskets and 200 blankets with a total value of 160,000 Pula to those unfortunate flood victims. We sincerely hope that the people in the afflicted areas will overcome difficulties and rebuild their homeland soon.
In his response, Hon. Mr. Thato Kwerepe, Assistant Minister of Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration of Botswana expresses sincere gratitude to Ambassador Zhao and the Chinese Government for the generous donations. He assures that the donations will be distributed appropriately to those in need.