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His Excellency Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi was sworn in as the 5th President of the Republic of Botswana by Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo on the1st April 2018. Dr Masisi takes charge of Presidential office after the retirement of the 4th President of the Republic of Botswana, Lt. Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama who served in the office for a decade - 2008 to 2018.

His Excellency, the President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi first came to Parliament in 2009 as a Member of Parliament for Moshupa Constituency. He came back again to Parliament in 2014 after the general elections representing the now Moshupa-Manyana Constituency. In the same year he was endorsed as the Vice President of the Republic of Botswana under the leadership of Lt. Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama. He served in the office of the Vice President for five years.