Minister chides Chinese contractors

source: Mmegi
Frederick Kebadiretse
Staff Writer

Government, through the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), has called on Chinese contractors engaged in government projects to execute their work with speed and within budget without compromising quality and durability.

Minister Johnnie Swartz made the call at a consultative meeting between MIST and the Chinese contractors at the GICC last Thursday.

Swartz told the contactors that delays in delivering government projects leads to budget overruns and for a small economy like Botswana, this could run the country into a serious deficit.

“We therefore can no longer risk the potential for cost overruns on these projects,” Swartz said. The minister also appealed to [continue reading]

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