Conferring the decoration of the order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Neck Ribbon on Mr. Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi, Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Geoscience Institute
On April 29, the Government of Japan has decided to confer the decoration of the order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Neck Ribbon on Mr. Tiyapo Hudson Ngwisanyi, Chief Executive Officer of the Botswana Geoscience Institute for the following achievements.
While the importance of the needs of energy security has been strongly recognized in Japan, as a chief director of the Botswana Geological Survey (BGI) and Botswana Geoscience Institute (former BGI), Mr. Ngwisanyi has significantly contributed to building and strengthening bilateral relationship between Japan and Botswana and the relationship between Japan and Southern Africa at large in the energy sector.
His contributions and achievements are as follows:
1. Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the cooperation of Mineral Resource Sector between Japan and Botswana
2. Strengthening the relationship between Japan and Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security
3. Promoting transfer of technology, academic exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and Botswana