Implementation of public development projects haunts ministries

source: Sunday Standard
by John Regonamanye
17.12.2007 12:26:21 P

Financial constraints are no longer the cause of concern over the unfinished or the development projects still to be started. Of almost all the ministries that revealed their implementation progress to date, capacity constraints seem to be gaining an upper hand.

“My ministry was allocated the sum of P125 017 000 for the 2007/2008 financial year and, to date, P10 420 351 (8%) has been spent,” said Youth, Sport and Culture minister Moeng Pheto. “Most of this amount was spent in completing design work for some of the projects. The expenditure for the projects is minimal to date due to a number of factors”.

He continued, “(There was) late completion of designs for some projects which were to be completed in September 2007, but were only finished in [continue reading]



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