Nata-Maun road revamp gets P580m boost

Government is proposing more than P8 billion for road development over the next two years, including the eagerly-anticipated Nata-Maun route
Government is proposing more than P8 billion for road development over the next two years, including the eagerly-anticipated Nata-Maun route

Government intends to spend P580 million over the next two financial years on rebuilding the 300-kilometre road, the dilapidated but critical link that has been the focus of transport infrastructure grievances over the years.

According to an appendix to the draft Transitional National Development Plan, government intends to spend P260 million rebuilding the road in 2023-24 and another P320 million in the 2024-25 financial year.

The transitional NDP, which has been tabled before Members of Parliament for debate, is meant to ensure that the next NDP starts at the same time as the tenure of the next political administration, after the 2024 elections.

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