Applications for textile bailout roll in

source: Mmegi
MBONGENI MGUNI
Staff Writer

Applications from the troubled textile industry have started rolling into the Department of Industrial Affairs, the lead agency tasked with administering government’s P38 million-rescue package for the sector.

The department, which is housed within the Ministry of Trade and Industry, has established a working committee with the Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) that represents the majority of textile industry players.

The committee is expected to meet this week to, among other matters, begin assessing the applications that have been received so far.
Industrial Affairs Director, Violet Mosele told Mmegi that by [continue reading]

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