Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga says a leading hotel and beach resort in the Indian tourism capital Goa State is expected to invest in the country.
Mr. Mushanga said having the leading hotel investor in Zambia will boost tourism and trade because he receives over 50 chartered flights from other parts of the world that go to the hotel.
He stated that such flights that are full of tourists can make a difference in Zambia.
Mr. Mushanga said Central Province is in need of quality hotel facilities in order to start hosting international conferences.
The Minister said the Provincial Administration has secured vast land for investment in mining, tourism, construction, education, agriculture, health and Information and Communications Technology.
And Mr. Mushanga said he is also looking forward to hosting several Indian business people during the Central Province Investment Expo that will be held from October 16 to 20, 2018.
He noted that Central Province in particular, is attractive for any investment because it is centrally located especially lying between Zambia’s Administration capital, Lusaka Province and the commercial hub, Copperbelt Province.
Mr. Mushanga said the recent state visit by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, which was the first time in three decades, has opened doors to get maximum benefits from the sub continent’s economic giant.
And Joecons Resorts Chairman, Miguel Rodriguez said he will travel to Zambia soon to select the best site for investment.
And Zambia’s High Commissioner to India, Judith Kapijimpanga has assured Mr. Rodriguez that Zambia is the safest place where his investment will be secured.
She said Zambia has a deficit of 250 bed spaces in the Kafue National Park
This is contained in a statement made available to ZANIS by First Secretary Press and Tourism at the Zambian Mission in New Delhi, India Bangwe Naviley.