Ministry of Lands and Housing
Ministry of Lands Housing Commemorates Candlelight Memorial
The Ministry of Lands and Housing hosted its 31st Candlelight Commemoration on the 20th May 2014 at Gaborone Senior Secondary School (GSS) Multi-Purpose hall. The theme of the day was "Let's keep the light on HIV". The main objective was to raise awareness on HIV, standing together with people living with HIV and also remembering those who lost their lives due to HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Gaositwe Chiepe, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Education respectively praised the ministry on its continued effort in mobilizing the public towards achieving the "Zero new infection, Zero discrimination and Zero AIDS related deaths". She pointed out that the Ministry of Lands and Housing has shown commitment in upholding social responsibility and support in finding a more efficient ways of addressing the challenges caused by the scourge, which impact negatively to Batswana, particularly the youth.