Norwegian Ambassador to Zambia, Terje Vigtel yesterday handed over classroom blocks at Kasaka basic in Mazabuka whose construction works were funded by his government.
Speaking at the handover ceremony Mr Vigtel said he was happy with the fast rate at
which the construction works were completed.
He said his government will continue supporting the education sector in Zambia as a
measure of contributing to poverty eradication.
Speaking at the same function, Chief Hanjalika commended Norway for funding the
Chief Hanjalika said the funding of the classrooms by the Norwegian government
demonstrates the warm bilateral relationship existing between the two countries.
Meanwhile, Chief Hanjalika has warned village headmen in his chiefdom frustrating
development that they risked being stripped off their headmanship.
And former Taskforce chairman, Mark Choona who is believed to have solicited the
funds on behalf of the school, expressed happiness that donor funds were properly
utilised by the community.
Mr Choona, who is currently running the Matantala NGO, has embarked on the
rehabilitation of broken dip tanks in Chief Hanjalika’s area.