Only MPs in Botswana can attend Parly virtually

Liakiat Kablay PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Liakiat Kablay PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chief whip, Liakat Kablay said the move by Parliament to block any of its members from attending a sitting while outside the country is not a means to target any parliamentarian.

The chief whip told The Monitor on Saturday that virtual meetings should be attended by Members of Parliament (MPs) who are in the country.

This comes after legislators agreed on a policy to bar all those attending from outside the country.

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