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’. ‘Rei’means ‘beautiful’, and ‘Wa’ means ‘harmony’. ‘Reiwa’ includes a hope that culture will be nurtured as people bring their hearts together in a beautiful manner.