Moses D Pelaelo: Transition to high income status - the role of monetary policy and communication

Welcome remarks by Mr Moses D Pelaelo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana, at the 2018 National Business Conference Dinner, Gaborone, 9 September 2018.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
09 October 2018

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, good evening.

It is my honour to welcome you to this Dinner hosted by the Bank of Botswana on the eve of the National Business Conference here in the City of Francistown. On behalf of the Board, Management and Staff of the Bank and on my own, I thank you all for honouring the invitation; your presence here tonight is valued and highly appreciated.

Role of National Business Conference and Theme

The Bank of Botswana is privileged and accepts the honour to host this Welcome Dinner to the 15th National Business Conference, organised by Business Botswana, in collaboration with the Government under the theme, "Breaking through to a High-Income Botswana - The Role of the Private Sector in Charting the Path".