Re-elected BALA boss preaches innovation

New ground: Moruakgomo says councils should think outside the box
New ground: Moruakgomo says councils should think outside the box

FRANCISTOWN: The newly re-elected Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) president, Mpho Moruakgomo has urged councils to bite the bullet and venture into new developments that could improve the lives of the people.

Addressing BALA members after he beat Gaborone City councillor, MacDonald Peloetetse, to defend his seat last week, Moruakgomo said that local authorities should be risk takers with innovative minds that can work on attracting local and international investors.

Moruakgomo’s remarks come as several local authorities, including Gaborone and Francistown, set up dedicated investment marketing teams in 2014, targeted at developing a range of initiatives to boost capital flows to their respective jurisdictions.

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