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Zambia launches first electric cars

Secretary to Cabinet Roland Msiska says the launch of Electric Utility vehicles in Zambia, will stimulate the country’s industrialisation drive.

Dr Msiska says this will also promote, government’s fundamentals of creating a Green Economy.

He says the introduction of electric vehicles will help reduce on the carbon emissions and contribute to the fight against climate change.

Dr Msiska was speaking during the launch of the Electric Utility vehicles by Amilak Investment in Lusaka.

And Amilak Investment Chief Executive Officer, Charles Kalima said Zambia will be the hub of the electric vehicles manufacturing in the SADC region.

Mr Kalima said with the coming of the assembling plant at the Lusaka Multi-economic Zone, the company will be procuring locally all the raw materials for the vehicle.

And, OEM Chief Executive Officer Charles Sher said his company will work in hand with the Amilak Investment to help Zambia industrialize/ZNBC.

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