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The Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Navichandra Ramgoolam arrives for official visit.

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius, the Rt. Honourable Dr. Navichandra Ramgoolam, arrived in Botswana this afternoon (11/08/11), at the invitation of His Excellency the President Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, for a two day official visit, from the 8th -9th August 2011.
This evening H.E. the President will host the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister with a State Dinner at the GICC from 1800 hours.

Tomorrow morning, from 0900 hours, the two leaders will hold official talks at the Office of the President.

Thereafter, from 1030 hours, Honorable Prime Minister will be the Guest of Honour at the official opening of the Molepolole Institute of Health Sciences.

The Prime Minister is also expected to meet with members of the Botswana-Mauritius Private sector before departing tomorrow evening.

During his visit the Honorable Ramgoolam will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Hon. Phandu Skelemani, the High Commissioner of Botswana to Mauritius, Mrs. Gladys Kokorwe, and senior Government Officials.

Botswana and Mauritius established diplomatic relations in 1997 and the two countries have since enjoyed cordial relations and cooperate at a bilateral and multilateral level.