Botswana explains citizenship granting criteria

Published: 24/Feb/2016
Source: StarAfrica

Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu says 443 nationals of Indian origin and seven of Chinese have been granted Botswana citizenship since 1966.Responding to a question in parliament on Wednesday, Batshu said applications are considered by the Citizenship Committee which is established under Section 3 of the Citizen Act.

He said after considering applications the committee makes recommendations to the minister for final decision.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Botswana
Year: 2016