Zambia Railways Limited will create 10 000 jobs during its reconstruction stage in the next three years. Zambia Railways Managing Director Clive Chirwa said that the railway company needs about one billion US Dollars to fully recapitalize the company.
Professor Chirwa said that the reconstruction stage will involve replacing of the railway line, training of experts and buying of new locomotives.
He has told ZNBC News in an interview that the recruitment exercise is expected to start in the next two weeks.
Professor Chirwa said that Zambia Railways has already received 120 Million US Dollars for the reconstruction of the railway company.
He said that the reconstruction of the company will mark the revival of the railway system in the country.