Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Edgar Lungu intends to make a state visit to India in the near future to tap into the country investments.
Mr. Chanda says the Head of State is impressed with the quality of Indian investments in various economic sectors of Zambia.
He says the country’s geo- political interest is to get maximum investments from India.
And Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga says an Indian company Nava Bharat Ventures Limited intends to venture into sugar plantation in Luena Farm Block of Kawambwa in Luapula Province.
Mrs. Kapijimpanga says the development will increase Indian investment figures that currently stand at 3 Billion US Dollars.
She says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has indicated intentions to work with Zambia because of the long standing friendship, peace, and attractive investment policies.
This is contained in a statement issued to ZNBC News by Zambia’s First Secretary for Press and Tourism to India Bangwe Naviley.