President Lungu has called on all well meaning Zambians and all Stakeholders to support the PF Governments development agenda .
Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony of the Kawambwa- Mporokoso road project this morning, The President stated that he expected all the infrastructure projects that government was embarking on to be of the highest standard.
“We are all aware of the huge expenditure that Government is making on the construction of roads and related infrastructure such as bridges.”
“We expect a Maximum return on the investment . I do not expect substandard roads and other infrastructure.” he said.
He directed the Contractor RDA and Supervising Engineers to ensure that the road was constructed within the stipulated time and according to the prescribed standard.
He asked the Citizens living in the areas were the road was being constructed to give maximum support to the contractors to enable them do their work properly.
“Let us avoid engaging in activities that will frustrate this project that is aimed at uplifting the living standards of those that live in areas along the road.
He reminded the RDA that 20% of the sub contracts were to be given to the locals as part of His Governments employment and empowerment agenda.