Lusaka Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has invited Chinese companies to set up recycling plants in the province.
Mr Mwakalombe explained that the development will help in the disposal of waste management in the province.
He complained that for a long time councils have been facing challenges in keeping the city clean due to uncollected garbage.
The Province minister said this today when Chinese ambassador to Zambia paid a courtesy call on him.
Mr Mwakalombe said waste management has been a thorny issue which needs urgent attention.
He disclosed that President Lungu wants the issue of waste management to be addressed so that the city is clean.
Mr Mwakalombe said recycling plants can generate electricity from the waste collected in the city.
And Chinese ambassador Yang Youming assured the provincial minister that China will continue to organize exchange visits between the two countries.
Mr Youming explained that exchange visits are important as they promote understanding and enhance cooperation.
He said China uses exchange visits to identify opportunities of investment and trade between the two countries.
Mr Youming said He is impressed with the level of exchange visits that have taken place this year between Zambia and China.