Central Province is this year expected to hold an investment expo tentatively slated to take place from August 20 to 25, 2018.
The main objective of the investment expo is to link the province to the global world in order to promote growth and investment through sustainable development.
President Edgar Lungu is expected to officially open the regional exhibition.
This came to light yeserday during a meeting on the investment forum for Provincial Heads of Departments addressed by Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga.
The investment expo, whose theme is ‘Promoting multi-sectorial integration for sustainable development’, is expected to market Central Province’s existing and potential business opportunities.
It will also expose the areas earmarked for Public Private Partnerships in order to derive full value to the province while providing an essential platform for local and international communities to accelerate and encourage sustainable development in the region.
And Central Province Administration has encouraged institutions that are looking for unique visibility of opportunity and an exclusive platform for expansion of their businesses to invest and partner with the administration in the expo as it will be important for investors to set up business operations in the region.
Mr. Mushanga has since called on the media to play a critical role in publicizing the planned provincial business expo.
He observed that Central Province has a lot of potential which can only be realized if the media vigorously publicises the event before, during and after it takes place.
Mr. Mushanga has paid glowing tribute to the local media houses for prompt and timely coverage of events in the region.