MP calls for relaxation of expatriate permits

source: Mmegi
BAME PIET
Staff Writer

Member of Parliament for Molepolole South Daniel Kwelagobe has requested government to relax some of the requirements expatriates need to meet before they can be given residence permits.

He said there is too much scrutiny on the applicants and they give up and opt for other competing countries in the region resulting in slow economic growth for Botswana.

Kwelagobe said the Ipelegeng programme could be used in the construction of council houses and dams instead of cutting grass in cities, that will ultimately grow within a month.

Like other MPs, Kwelagobe called on government to come up with a legislation on Citizen economic empowerment. This is a [continue reading]

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