Botswana Railways next in privatisation drive

Mokaila PIC: BOINGOTLO SEITSHIRO
Mokaila PIC: BOINGOTLO SEITSHIRO

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Kitso Mokaila has made known plans to privatise Botswana Railways (BR), a move he says will ease the financial burden of running the parastatal from government coffers.

Addressing the media recently, Mokaila emphasised the importance of privatising the parastatals noting that government has tried its best to keep them afloat and it was now time to give private investors a chance.

“It is important to privatise these parastatals and give investors an opportunity to come up with strategies that would make them self-sustainable thus creating jobs in return.

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