Botswana, South Korea Sign Deal On Energy

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Botswana’s President Ian Khama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy and infrastructure during a summit in Seoul.

A statement from the Office of the President states that under the agreement, South Korean companies will be able to take part in Botswana’s national development programs.

The projects according to APA include building solar energy plants, water pipelines and coal thermal plants.

The two leaders also signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), laying the foundation for electricity development and renewable energy.

Another MOU deals with South Korean companies helping Botswana build an e-government system.

The presidents also agreed to make joint efforts to expand trade and investment by holding business forums.

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