Walvis Bay Municipality is in the process of identifying and introducing some relief measures

The Walvis Bay Municipality is in the process of identifying and introducing some relief measures aimed to assist the communities in coping with the impacts of COVID-19.

Chairperson of its Management Committee, Lilo Niilenge while tabling the municipality’s 2020/21 budget on Thursday explained that in order to stimulate the economy, the council will continue to engage in land delivery projects as its main catalysts for investment, wealth and job creation.

Niilenge said the capital budget with the value of N.dollars 682 million will be executed over a period of more than one year, of which N.dollars 358 million will be spent during the 2020-2021 financial year and N.dollars 324 million to be spent during the 2021-2022 financial year.

She added that N.dollars 475 million will be spent on land development projects, which will run for over one financial year.

N.dollars 147 million has been budgeted for development of Farm 37 and N.dollars 125 million is divided into the finalisation and starting up of a new extension, Niilenge said.

Source: Namibia Press Agency