No Job Losses In BMC Privatisation Roadmap

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As the work towards the privatisation of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) was commissioned on Friday, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Jimmy Opelo assured there would be no jobs lost.

Last year, government announced a Cabinet decision to privatise the BMC, which has been enjoying the beef export monopoly in an effort to liberalise the sector as corporation was struggling to make profit.

BMC currently operates three abattoirs in Lobatse, Francistown and Maun.

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