10 investors to set up businesses in Northern Province

 10 investors to set up businesses in Northern Province

Ten prospective investors have expressed interest to startup businesses in Northern Province ahead of the forth-coming investment exposition slated for November.

Provincial Minister Brian Mundubile said the potential investors both local and foreign have shown willingness to invest in the Tourism, Agriculture and Energy sectors within the province.

Mr Mundubile, who is also Mporokoso Member of Parliament, said two of the investors have expressed interest in the Kasaba Bay Development project, six on Lumangwe power generation venture and two in agriculture.

He said his office is making frantic efforts to woo more investors to the region in order realize maximum benefits from the upcoming investment expo.

The Minister said the provincial administration through the Ministry of Commerce and Zambia Development Agency has packaged investment profiles in key economic growth sectors for the province.

And Mr Mundubile has directed all councils in the province to give a face-lift to their respective districts in readiness for the hosting of the expo and centenary commemorations since the end of the First World War.

He said local authorities have also been instructed to work with the business community to ensure that private and public buildings are painted and well maintained.

The Northern Province Expo will be held from 20th to 24 November, 2018 under the theme: “unlocking investment opportunities 100 years after the end of the First World War” while the centenary commemorations will take place on 25th November, 2018 in Mbala/ZANIS.

The Independent Observer


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