New shopping centre for Maseru
the 1998 politicalitical riots. The evaluation of LNDCC properties and sites in other parts of the country will soon follow,” Mr Leisanyane said.
“This shoppingpping centre has been proposed to go by the name ‘Fairways’ because se that’s the name of the building which ch was at that particular location before the 1998 disturbances.
“So unless there are objections to this name,me, that’s what the complex is going oing to be called.”
Mr Leisanyanenyane hailed the LNDC initiative tive as an “economic-booster ass it would not only create much-needed h-needed employment but also so change the country’s landscape. pe.
he added: d: “Some of the properties to be evaluated and refurbished include where Sanlam Centre used to be, as well as Clifford Trading along Kingsway in Maseru, ha-nyeye Western and eastern extensions in Maputsoe, Setsoto Design in Teyateyaneng and former Metro Cash and Carry in Mafeteng.
“We are happy to contribute towards developing the country’s in- frastructure, especially where most of these sites which have been lying idle right in the middle of towns, had become an eyesore.
“We hope to change the face of Lesotho for the better and improve services rendered to consumers in more upmarket establishments which would further stimulate more economic investment,” he said.
Wholly owned by government, the LNDC falls under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing, and is mandated with the implementation of the country’s industrial development policies, and promoting Lesotho as an ideal investment destination.
LNDC CEO Kelebone Leisanyane.
THE new mall is being constructed along Kingsway in Maseru.