HB Antwerp unsolicited proposal irks parley

New partnerships: Masisi unveils the logo for HB Botswana in March PIC: HB ANTWERP
New partnerships: Masisi unveils the logo for HB Botswana in March PIC: HB ANTWERP

Government’s darling relationship with three-year old Belgian toddler firm HB Antwerp was subject to a heated debate in Parliament this week.

That was after Minister of Minerals and Energy, Lefoko Moagi revealed that government accepted HB Antwerp unsolicited proposal among a number of interested companies.

The deal had never been discussed in Parliament before. The matter arose when Maun West legislator, Dumelang Saleshando asked Moagi among others to state the process that was engaged to identify HB Antwerp as a partner for the Botswana Government and how the process accorded other players the same opportunity to be considered.

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