Barclays Bank will open its branch in Nakonde at the month-end.
Barclays Bank Sales Coordinator Philip Mwanza disclosed this in an interview with
the ZANIS in Nakonde today.
Mwanza said all is set for the opening of the bank which will bring the number of
commercial banks in the border town to two.
The other bank which is operating in the area is Finance Bank.
Mwanza said Barclays Bank has decided to open a brabch in Nakonde because it wants
to contribute to the economic growth of the town.
He said the opening of the branch in Nakonde will create 28 jobs for the local
people adding that 20 people have already started working as Direct Service Agents
Mwanza commended district authorities in Nakonde for giving his bank a plot to
construct the new bank.
Mwanza also disclosed that five more branches are to be opened in other districts
across the country.
He named the five districts as Mufulira, Luanshya, Chingola, Chililabombwe and Mongu.
Nakonde District Administrative Officer Evans Mpande commended Barclays Bank for
opening a branch in the district.
Mpande said the bank will impact positively on the economic development of the