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Moving Prospecting Licencing unit from Geological survey to ...
17/10/12
Moving Prospecting Licencing unit from Geological survey to Department of Mines

MINISTRY

 

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MEDIA RELEASE

 

17 October 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

1.   The public is informed that Prospecting Licensing Unit at the Department of Geological Survey in Lobatse will be moved to the Department of Mines in Gaborone with effect from 5th November 2012. However the non-confidential prospecting reports will remain in the Department of Geological Survey.

 

2.   This exercise comes as a result of the restructuring programme currently on-going at the Ministry of Minerals, Energy of Water Resources. The restructuring includes grouping similar functions together and the imminent transformation of the Department of Geological Survey to Botswana Geoscience Institute.

 

3.   The public is therefore informed that as from the abovementioned date, prospecting license services will no longer be provided at Department of Geological Survey.

 

4.   The public is further informed that the Prospecting License unit at the Department of Geological Survey will be closed from the 29th October to 2nd November 2012 to allow relocation to the Department of Mines. Normal operations will resume on the 5th November 2012 at Department of Mines, located at the Ministry of Education and Skills Development Building, on 4th Floor, Block 6, Government Enclave.

 

5.   To contact Prospecting License unit from the 5th November 2012 please call Tel:+267 365 7000, Fax:+267 395 2141.

 

For further information contact:

Potso Thari

Principal Public Relations Officer

Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources

Tel: 3656641

Email: pthari@gov.bw

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