TRANSPORT, Works, Supply and Communication Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said his Government is committed to ensure that contractors working on the roads in Eastern province are paid.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) Limited on Wednesday complained of non payment of money by the Government for eight months now.
Site manager Yimo Wang said his construction firm had not been paid adding that it had limited fuel for the works on the project it was executing of roads network in Chadiza district under Link Zambia 8000 project.
“It has taken eight months we have not been paid by the Government and even doing the work is very difficult as at now,”Mr Wang said.
But Mr Mukanga assured contractor that the Government would do everything possible to pay the contractors working on the road projects.
“The Government shall pay the money owed to the contractors and let me assure them that Government is doing everything possible to pay them,” the minister said.