BUSINESS BOTSWANA HOLD AN INFORMAL MEETING WITH THE MINISTER OF INVESTMENT, TRADE & INDUSTRY
28 May, 2018
A group of leading retailers, manufacturers, property developers and business advisory firms met with the new Minister of Investment Trade and Industry, Honourable Ms Bogolo Kenewendo on the 20th May 2018 at Mmokolodi Village. The purpose of this engagement was for the business community and Ministry to engage and exchange views in a relaxed atmosphere to chart a new path of cooperation to promote regulatory reforms and investment.
As an organisation, our objective has always been to promote a strong and vibrant economic climate in Botswana which will accelerate employment creation. Honourable Minister Kenewendo and the business leaders noted the importance of public private dialogue to address the unintended consequences of laws and regulations on business. The informal meeting also agreed to pay attention to human capital development in order to build Botswana’s competitiveness.
Business agreed to support the Minister in her urgent task of making it easy for people to start and operate business in Botswana to generate economic growth and jobs.
Business Botswana wish to continue dialogue with Government and host conversations with Ministries and stakeholders to ensure that Botswana becomes the destination of choice to doing business.