Mwinilunga District commissioner (DC) Webster Samakesa has expressed his satisfaction with the works done so far on the economically important T5 international road linking Zambia to Angola.
MrSamakesa told ZANIS after inspecting the road works going on the high way,that he was pleased with the workmanship exhibited by the contractor.
He stressed that government has pumped colossal amounts of money towards the rehabilitation of the T5 international road, hence the need for the contractor to do a good job.
He said the T5 road is an important economical road with potential to boost trade between Zambia and Angola once the road is completed.
Mr Samakesa urged the contractor to complete the repair works before the on set of the rains.
He noted that once the rains starts the contractor won’t be able complete the works.
The DC said he was pleased with governments decision to work on the road.
Finance and National Development minister Situmbeko Musokotwane told Parliament recently that infrastructure developmentremains government priority in 2010 adding that the focus will be on building, rehabilitating and constructing roads, electricity generating projects, schools and hospitals.
Dr Musokotwane disclosed that the government has to this vain budgeted K 16,717,8 billion or 22 percent of Gross Domestic Product (G.D.P ) in 2010.
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