My ministry at the heart of transformation – Kenewendo

Minister of Trade and Industry Bogolo Kenewendo says her Ministry is at the centre of President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s transformation agenda.

Speaking this Monday at the 15th National Business Conference in Francistown, Kanewendo said since April her Ministry has passed a number of laws that impact on the ease of doing business in the country.

“Over the past four months we have been engaging the private sector to reiterate a statement that the President made in his inauguration, that we are an enabling economy,” stressed Kenewendo, who revealed that through this engagement, they have been able to convince a number of companies to start buying local products.

“As the Ministry of Trade we believe we are at the heart of this transformation!” the youthful minister added passionately.

She said for the country to escape the middle income trap and break through to high income status, there should a deliberate effort to place more value on human capital.

 

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