Refurbishment of S/Phikwe airport begins


SELEBI-PHIKWE: Selebi-Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) CEO, Mokubung Mokubung says once the refurbishment of Selebi-Phikwe airport is complete, they will approach civil aviation companies to conduct business in the town.

Speaking at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by SPEDU, Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) and Bango Trading yesterday, Mokubung said the expanded airport would boost the local tourism industry and service providers.

The MoU was signed to facilitate the commencement of the multi-million Pula Selebi-Phikwe airport refurbishment project.

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Government’s efforts commendable!

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