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The domestic insurance sector has been encouraged to inform itself about the property and engineering industries in order to create a specialist engineering insurance field and expand the business portfolio of its respective companies.


In an interview on the sidelines of the Property and Engineering Insurance Seminar held at Lansmore, Masa Square, Gaborone recently, Mr Cassim Hansa, the Johannesburg-based managing director of Continental Property and Engineering Risk Services (CPERS) said it was important for local insurance stakeholders to train well equipped cadres capable of engaging property and engineering sectors. 


“As Botswana continues to develop, large scale projects take place to expand physical infrastructure, industrial development, energy projects and with this there is a need for a specialist field of engineering insurance to be nurtured,” Mr Hansa said. He said in order to improve the skills competency and the capacity of the domestic insurance industry personnel, they had held the two day seminar hoping to ignite the process of developing engineering insurance. Read more