Botswana : government satisfied with the advance of leading construction project

Ministry Headquarters staff met the new leadership to the ministry, The trio include the new Minister of Health & Wellness Hon. Dr Alfred Madigele, The New Assistant Minister Hon. Biggie Butale as well as the Ministry’s new Permanent Secretary Ms Ruth Maphorisa. Photo : MOH_GOV

NEWSROOM (ADV) – The Sidilega Private Hospital, being constructed by a Beijing company in the capital, is marvelous, said a Botswana minister here Tuesday.

Alfred Madigele, Botswana’s health and wellness minister, said he is certain that the construction by the Red East Construction Ltd will be completed within the planned budget and the hospital will be handed over on time.

According to Madigele, the construction of the 110-bed hospital is expected to be completed in March 2019.

It will be the third private hospital in the capital and will reduce the overcrowding in the two existing ones and the state owned hospitals, he said.

Sharkil Rasul, executive director of the hospital, said the hospital will be equipped with advanced facilities to enhance the service quality for patients.

He said the hospital will introduce 24-hour laboratory and pathology services as well as 24-hour pharmacy.

Steven Zhang, a senior worker of the Red East Construction Ltd, said they had completed several large projects in the country, including the Broadhurst Magistrate Court.

As part of its social responsibility, the Chinese company has always trained local laborers on skills they lack in their job, said Zhang.

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