Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga has commended Indian contractor Jaguar Overseas on the completion of the 359 out of the 409 health posts assigned to them in some parts of Zambia.
Ms Kapijimpanga said President Edgar Lungu was committed to providing equitable access to cost effective and quality health services as close to the family as possible.
She said the concept of a healthy and productive citizenry has been intricately woven into the fabric of Zambia’s developmental agenda.
Ms Kapijimpanga also implored Jaguar Overseas to expeditiously complete the remaining 50 health posts so that people could be accorded quality services under Universal Health Coverage.
She acknowledged some challenges Jaguar Overseas was facing and assured it that the Zambian Government was addressing them accordingly.
This came to light when Jaguar Overseas Chief Executive Officer Ashok Saini and Chief General Manager Suresh Bidani held a meeting with the diplomatic staff to update the Mission on the progress of the project.
And Jaguar Overseas Limited Chief General Manager Suresh Bidani said his Company appreciated the hospitality and cordial relationship that existed between the Company and the Ministry of Health, Government of Zambia.
The project is part of the earmarked 650 health posts that have been constructed across the country under the EXIM Bank of India’s Line of Credit.
This was contained in statement made available by First Secretary Press and Tourism at the Zambian Mission in India Bangwe Naviley.