Amendment To Attract Foreign Investment Welcome

Government has moved to amend Immigration Laws to enable the Minister responsible to accord foreign investors and their families permanent residence.

This amendment, to be tabled in the next sitting of Parliament, is geared toward attracting foreign direct investment into Botswana. According to the amendment gazetted on December 16 edition of the Government Gazette, permanent residences will be issued by the Minister to non-citizens and their families who have been operating in Botswana for  at least five years.

The amendment also says the minister will issue permanent residentce permits if he is convinced that the investor will set up investment or expand the investment in the country.

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