The awards ceremony was officiated by the President of Botswana, Dr. Eric Mokgweetsi Masisi.
The medal awarding to the deserving officers is a common practice for security forces worldwide.
The deserving officers in Botswana were decorated with the Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal; Police Distinguished Service Order Medal; Police Medal for Meritorious Service, and the Police Jubilee Service Medal.
This Saturday, August 5, IGP Namuhoranye will also attend the Botswana "Police Day" to celebrate its 139 anniversary.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Botswana Police Service enjoy good relations, which were formalized with a cooperation agreement signed in January this year.
The cooperation pact binds the two friendly Police institutions to work together in fighting transnational organized crimes including terrorism related activities, human trafficking, hi-tech and cybercrime as well as exchange of information related to criminal elements.
Other areas of partnership include capacity development through training, and sharing of expertise.
In May this year, the 11th intake of the Police Senior Command and Staff Course (PSCSC), conducted its week-long external study tour in Botswana as part of the one year academic programme at the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District.