President Masisi signed a Congratulatory Book for the new Emperor’s enthronement

  • President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi and Ambassador Kozo Takeda

    President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi and
    Ambassador Kozo Takeda

  • Book signing

    Book signing


H.E. Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, signed this morning at the Office of the President a Congratulatory Book to express his words of congratulations to His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito who has acceded to the Throne on 1 May 2019.

With the accession to the Throne of His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito, the new Japanese era is called 'Reiwa'(令和). 'Rei'(令) means 'beautiful', and 'Wa'(和) means 'harmony'. 'Reiwa' includes a hope that culture will be nurtured as people bring their hearts together in a beautiful manner.

(Photos: The Government of Botswana)