Gov�t wants investment facilitation law

Khama
Khama

With the goal of attracting more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), government will come up with a law that will promote and facilitate investment in the country.

In his state of the nation address on Monday, President Ian Khama revealed that the government is considering the enactment of an investment facilitation law, which will establish an investment code for Botswana.

“The law will stipulate service standards and turnaround times for facilitating investors,” he said. In the past, there have been calls for the government to draw up investor-friendly policies that are aimed at attracting FDI inflows and expanding the country’s economic base.

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