Opposition Question Khama�s Exit Package


The passing of the Presidents (Pension and Retirement Benefits Amendment Bill No 22 of 2016) on Thursday night has caused controversy, with opposition MPs questioning the rationale behind the package.

The Bill seeks to allow former presidents to be provided with any mode of government transport for whatever reason as long as the incumbent President permits. Previously, former presidents were entitled to only different motor vehicles.

The amendment also seeks to allow for former presidents to be employed without forfeiting their benefits.

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