Government will this month host an infrastructure symposium aimed at finding solutions to the challenges affecting the sector.
Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela says the symposium will attract 400 stakeholders from the construction and finance sectors.
The Minister said the symposium will be held from April 19 to 21,2017.
He said this at a media briefing in Lusaka on Tuesday.
Mr. Chitotela says President Edgar Lungu’s administration seeks to partner with various stakeholders in raising the profile of the infrastructure sector in the country.
Mr. Chitotela said the upcoming symposium should provide government a platform to find solutions to the infrastructure crisis through interaction with various players in the sector.
Meanwhile Minister of National Development Planning Lucky Mulusa says there is need to adopt result oriented development activities for the benefit of citizens.
Mr. Mulusa was speaking when he officiated at the high level consultative workshop on ‘managing for development results’ organised by The Zambia Community of Practice-ZAM-CoP in Lusaka.
And African Development Bank Group-Zambia Resident Representative Damoni Kitabire said Africa is destined to become the next emerging global market.
Mr. Kitabire said the ADB group’s partnership with the government of Zambia will strengthen the impact of the Africa for Results Initiative.