Botswana’s new President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi visited President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare this Monday

Botswana’s new president, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has returned home after holding talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa this evening.

Speaking to journalists after his meeting, President Masisi pledged to deepen the existing relations between Zimbabwe and Botswana.

Zimbabwe becomes one of the first two countries on the new president’s planned regional tours to introduce himself after being sworn-in on the first of this month as Botswana’s fifth leader.

President Masisi took over from Sir Seretse Ian Khama who stepped down after completing his 10-year term.

Meanwhile, the Botswana new leader arrived in the country on a one-day working visit late afternoon.

He was met at the Robert Mugabe International Airport by Vice President Kembo Mohadi, the Minister of Energy and Power Development Ambassador Simon Khaya-Moyo and the Minister of Harare Metropolitan Province Cde Miriam Chikukwa and several senior government officials.