Matambo doesn�t know cost of BURS strike


The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo says he has not yet established the actual loss to the economy and revenue collections due to the ongoing Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) strike.

Moreover, he says the tools downing has minimal impact on security because law enforcement agencies, being the police and immigration departments continue to provide services uninterrupted.

When responding to an urgent question fielded by Ndaba Gaolathe of Gaborone Bonnington South, Matambo told Parliament yesterday that, “it is too early to judge and come to a conclusion”.

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