Lack of debate hinders security policy formulation-BDF Commander

BDF commander Gaolathe Galebotswe.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDF commander Gaolathe Galebotswe.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Lack of interest in debating issues around national security, is another reason why it is difficult to formulate the National Security Policy.

Commander of Botswana Defence Force Lieutenant General Gaolatlhe Galebotswe told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) further that many people do not fully understand the subject of security and they view or limit it only to security agencies such as BDF, intelligence, and policing.

“When you look deeper into operations of almost every government department, you will identify a security issue. It can be on agriculture, health, or any other department,” he said.

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