Private sector urged to take lead


The private sector should take the lead in the development of globally competitive industries.

Speaking at the Business Botswana annual general meeting on Tuesday, the minister of Trade and Industry, Vincent Seretse stated that it was the responsibility of the private sector to play an entrepreneurial role in the economy.

“It is for this reason that I urge and encourage you as the private sector to effectively play your leading role in diversifying the economy,” he said.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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