BOT 50 Gala Dinner
BOTWASH and De Beers hosted a BOT 50 Gala Dinner on 10th June 2016 in Washington DC. During the event, Ambassador David Newman and the Managing Director of De Beers, Ms. Pat Dambe, told the Botswana story along with other activities like modeling of Botswana diamonds, showcasing Botswana culture through traditional dance and tourism. The event attracted more than 300 officials including the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who delivered a speech on behalf of the US government. Among other prominent guests were representatives from the State of North Carolina, six (6) former US Ambassadors to Botswana, Botswana Honorary Consuls in the U.S., and former Peace Corps Volunteers to Botswana.
Pictures from the event can be found here.