|Ding advises NGOs to seek foreign partners|
Local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) should foster relations with foreign ones.Speaking at a Botswana Council of Non Governmental Organization (BOCONGO) fund-raising dinner over the weekend, Chinese ambassador to
Mr. Baboloki Tlale, the executive secretary of BOCONGO, said in an interview that the dinner was mainly for networking with various stakeholders.Mr. Tlale said BOCONGO had established a code of conduct to guide the operations of all NGOs.He said that the council has also made sure that the voice of NGOs was heard regarding the formulation of policies and laws.Regarding President Festus Mogae's state-of-the-nation address, Mr. Tlale expressed gratitude to the president for recognizing the role of organizations registered with BOCONGO like MISA for their key role in the media industry.
( Source : Botswana"Daily News", November 14, 2007 )