H.E President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi
President of the Republic of Botswana
Session: Presidential Panel: “Accelerating the Inclusive Innovation Economy”
March 10, 2020
11:00 - 12:15
Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi is the 5th President of the Republic of Botswana. Prior to this, he was Botswana’s 8th Vice President, having also served in various Cabinet portfolios: as Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration and as Acting Minister at the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. Before he became a full-time politician, he had established himself as an educationist. Born in Moshupa on 21st July 1962, President Masisi grew up in a household, with seven siblings, of the late Edison Setlhomo Masisi – who served for many decades as a Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament for Moshupa, 1965-99.