BCP criticises haphazard budgeting process

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Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has said under the current regime the budgeting process is haphazard and has virtually lost meaning and credibility.

The BCP said this following the news that despite being allocated P11 billion this financial year, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Richard Matlhare has said that they need a further P5.2 billion. The money needed Matlhare said, would address shortage of various resources in schools, taking the total ministry allocation to P16.2 billion.

“The financial prudence previously associated with development planning in Botswana is a thing of the past. Waste and corruption are the order of the day.

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