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The President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency the President Dr Mokgwetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi on his address of the Nation yesterday (9th November 2020) at Gaborone International Convection Centre (GICC) said that despite the challenges presented by COVID 19, Government remains steadfast in its promises to create jobs particularly for young people and also promote Botswana’s digitization, provide quality education and lastly to ensure that the nation of Botswana have reliable electricity, water, roads, hospitals and schools.  

He furthermore said an economic recovery and transformational plan was done to reboot and cushion the economy and through CEDA’s Letlhabile programme, in which about 3873 micro businesses were assisted 3883 jobs were created. Masisi said the government is also committed to reviving the beef industry and promote other sectors such as mining and introduce electronic services.

This house proceeding of the 1st Meeting of the 2nd Session of the 12th Parliament is anticipated to end on the 18th of December 2020 and therefore, members of the public are urged to continue watching the proceedings on Botswana Television and to observe COVID-19 Protocols at all times.