Bahamas PM Philip E Davis lands in Botswana for official visit

President Mokgweetsi Masisi welcomed Prime Minister of Bahamas, Philip E Davis to Botswana for a six day diplomatic visit.

Bahamas PM Philip E Davis lands in Botswana for official visit, Image: facebook
Bahamas PM Philip E Davis lands in Botswana for official visit, Image: facebook

Botswana: The Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Philip E Davis has arrived in Botswana for a week-long diplomatic visit. The President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi E K Masisi was present at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to receive the Bahamian leader.

Prime Minister Davis is accompanying a delegation consisting of his Cabinet Ministers and high-level government officials. PM Davis and President Masisi will engage in fruitful discussions on topics of mutual interest.

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After his arrival, President Mokgweetsi Masisi will address a joint press briefing with the Prime Minister of Bahamas. The press interaction will be hosted at the Mass Media Complex in Gaborone at 16:00 Hours.

The two nations have enjoyed a strong and longstanding relationship with each other which was established in 2006. PM Davis’s visit to the African nation comes after the President of Botswana travelled to the Bahamas in September 2023.

At the time, the two leaders discussed several common goals for the development of Botswana and Bahamas, including Food Security, Climate Action and more. The two nations share several similarities in size, growth, economic opportunity and tourism dependency.

President Masisi has been dedicated to making Botswana a strong and resourceful country. He is forging positive and strong diplomatic ties with many nations across the globe. The Bahamas is one of the nations that share a similar philosophy when it comes to international relations.

The leaders of Bahamas and Botswana are looking towards forming strong partnerships which are mutually profitable. The two nations can support each other in their developmental avenues. During the visit Prime Minister Davis will visit crucial locations in Botswana alongside President Masisi.

Some of the locations which will see afford a visit from the Prime Minister of Bahamas include:

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  • Bank of Botswana
  • Digital Innovation Hub
  • Diamond Trading Company Botswana
  • The Citrus Project in Selebi Phikwe

The Prime Minister will also deliver a public lecture at the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) during his trip.

The members of the delegation led by Prime Minister Philip E Davis include:

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fredrick Mitchell
  • Minister of Education and Technical and Vocational Training, Glenys Hanna-Martin
  • Minister of Economic Affairs, Michael Halkitis
  • Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Mario Bowleg
  • Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism, Investment and Aviation, John Pinder

The Prime Minister and his delegation have received a warm welcome into Botswana by the President of the country and his team.