Veep in India to woo investors

 Veep in India to woo investors

Vice President Mutale Nalumango says Zambia is seeking investments that will support the country’s economic transformation agenda.

Ms Nalumango said her mission to India is to woo investments and enhance trade between the two countries.

Speaking to ZANIS upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport, in New Delhi, the Vice President stressed that India is an important partner to Zambia’s economic transformation crusade.

Ms Nalumango said the new dawn administration is looking to assure current and future investors that Zambia is the best investment destination in Africa.

The Vice President pointed out that India is a leader in value addition and Zambia wants to tap into that expertise and grow the economy.

Ms Nalumango noted that India has progressed and can help Zambia turn around her economy through investments and partnerships in various sectors such as agriculture, textiles, processing and manufacturing among others.

The Vice President is accompanied to India by Small and Medium Enterprise Development Minister Elias Mubanga, Permanent Secretaries for Administration Lillian Kapusana and Mervis Nkomeshya for Resettlement, and other senior government officials.

She was received by the Joint Secretary Puneet Kundal from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.