Botswana President Masisi honours BDF officers

Botswana: Botswana President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, this morning awarded medals to past and present members of the Botswana Defence Force during the 2023 Award of Medals parade at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks.

Botswana President Masisi honours BDF officers
Botswana President Masisi honours BDF officers Image credit: Botswana government facebook page

Botswana: Botswana President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, this morning awarded medals to past and present members of the Botswana Defence Force during the 2023 Award of Medals parade at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks.

President Masisi awarded the Duty Code Order (DCO) Medals, Pearl Jubilee Medals (PJM) and Thebe ya Sechaba Medals. His Excellency has accompanied the Ministers of Defence, Hon. Kagiso Mmusi; State President, Hon. Kabo Morwaeng; Foreign Affairs, Hon. Dr Lemogang Kwape; Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture, Hon. Tumiso Rakgare and the Permanent Secretary to the President Ms Emma Peloetletse who awarded Distinguish Service Medals (DSM), Foreign Service Medals (FSM), and Long Service Medals (LSO) respectively.

๐Œ๐„๐ƒ๐€๐‹๐’ ๐ƒ๐„๐’๐‚๐‘๐ˆ๐๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐’
๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ƒ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐๐ž ๐Ž๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ (๐ƒ๐‚๐Ž)

Awarded to members of the administration and technical staff of the Botswana Defence Force for their devotion to duty.

๐๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ฅ ๐‰๐ฎ๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ž๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐๐š๐ฅ (๐๐‰๐Œ)

Awarded to any member of the Botswana Defence Force who has completed 30 years of honourable continuous service in the Botswana Defence Force.

๐ƒ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฎ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐๐š๐ฅ (๐ƒ๐’๐Œ)

Awarded to Commissioned Officers in the Botswana Defence Force who have completed not less than 20 years of continuous service in the Botswana Defence Force with good conduct.

๐…๐จ๐ซ๐ž๐ข๐ ๐ง ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐๐š๐ฅ (๐…๐’๐Œ)

Awarded to any member of the Botswana Defence Force for honourable service outside the borders of Botswana on operational deployment, related foreign assignment of collective training for a period not less than two months.

๐‹๐จ๐ง๐  ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐๐š๐ฅ (๐‹๐’๐Œ)

Awarded to any member of the other ranks within the Botswana Defence Force who had service within Botswana Defence Force, with good conduct for a period of not less than fifteen years.

๐“๐ก๐ž๐›๐ž ๐˜๐š ๐’๐ž๐œ๐ก๐š๐›๐š

Awarded posthumously to the legal beneficiaries of deceased members of the Botswana Defence.

Residents of Botswana are happy with the initiative of the President and also appreciate him for the work he is doing for the welfare of society.