Botswana President starts Malta state visit

The two countries are expected to sign a double taxation avoidance agreement

1 October 2017, 5:39pm
The president of Botswana, Ian Khama (left) was welcomed by Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela (right)
The president of Botswana, Ian Khama (left) was welcomed by Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela (right)
Botswana president Ian Khama landed in Malta this evening for a state visit, during which, Malta and Botswana are expected to sign a double taxation avoidance agreement. He was welcomed by Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela.

During his visit, Khama will be holding talks with President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Speaker Anglu Farrugia, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil, and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.  

A government statement said that the “cultural aspect” of Khama’s visit would include visits to Birgu, the Grand Harbour, St John’s Co-cathedral, Imdina, and the Hagar Qim temples.

This is the first visit by a president of Botswana.