The Green Party says it has identified medicinal marijuana as one most viable high value crop which zambia should consider growing at commercial level.
Party leader Peter Sinkamba says his party considers this as a priority high value crop, as there is a ready market for it.
He says when the green party forms government, it plans to review the narcotics laws so that marijuana is legalized the production and export of medicinal marijuana.
He says harnessing this potential can go a long way in terms of contribution to Gross Domestic Product GDP and reduction of souring external debt as well as salvage the value of kwacha.
Mr Sinkamba who was speaking at a press briefing at the Green Party secretariate in kitwe this morning adds that the Green Party believes that marijuana needs to be repositioned in its rightful place as a medicine, as well as effective contributor to the social and economic development.
Meanwhile Mr Sinkamba says when in government all the construction activities will be given to the army.
He says the army in zambia have the capacity to do the construction services in the country.
Mr Sinkamba argues that this is the only way that the money will remain in the country and benefit the local people.
He notes that all the money which government is borrowing towards the infrastructure development is not benefiting the people because the funds go to the foreign companies engaged to do the works.