Govt requests Japan to extend minerals surveying project

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The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) has appealed for the extension of the remote sensing project, which is scheduled to wind up in March 2016.

Remote sensing is a minerals prospecting technique using aircrafts or satellites.

Deputy permanent secretary in MMEWR, Obolokile Obakeng made the appeal on Friday at a seminar on sustainable development of mineral resources in Botswana’s mining sector.

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