SSKIA, Francistown Airport to be completed in July

Sir Seretse Khama airport was supposed to be completed in 2010
Sir Seretse Khama airport was supposed to be completed in 2010

Expansion and construction works at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) and Francistown airport will be fully completed by the beginning of next month, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was told on Wednesday.

Responding to a question from MP for Nata-Gweta Polson Majaga, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure Science and Technology (MIST) Dikagiso Mokotedi said government is set to takeover the completed projects next month.

 “For the SSKIA, I understand the initial take over date was July, but we will be taking over the project end of July this year. By end of May the project was 89 percent complete,” revealed Mokotedi

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