16.1 C
Alba Iulia
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

President Lungu hails Angola- Zambia Business Forum

Economy President Lungu hails Angola- Zambia Business Forum

Delegates at the Zambia Angola Business Forum at Government Complex in Lusaka on Wednesday,May 2,2018. PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2018

President Edgar Lungu has reiterated government’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for businesses in the country to thrive.

He said government will continue to formulate policies which will enable private sector development.

The President said this during a Zambia Angola Business Forum at government complex in Lusaka today.

President Lungu stated that there is need for the private sector to thrive by making profits and at the same time empowering local businesses through fostering job creation.

He added that the Patriotic Front (PF)government will ensure that all investment in the country are successful.

The President assured the Angolan business community and Zambian community that investment and business setup in the country is safe and conducive for growth.

Speaking at the same event, Angolan President Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco commended President Lungu on the signed agreement between the two countries as it will enhance trade initiatives.

President Lourenco said entrepreneurs from both countries can interact and contribute to entrepreneurship projects and economic development.

He said there is need for the entrepreneurs to bring about the potential into reality of growing the economy.

The Angolan President underscored the importance of the agriculture, agro , transport and tourism sectors to any economy.

He stated that there is a huge latitude of preferences which the business community can choose from.

President Lourenco added that it is important that both countries concentrate continue on infrastructure development as the main pillar of economic development.


[Read 143 times, 1 reads today]


Comments are closed.

- Advertisement -

Latest News

DEC seizes Bugatti amid money laundering investigations

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has seized the Bugatti imported into Zambia pending money laundering investigations. Bugatti is one of...

Where are they? Zambians question PF Ministers’s silence over gassing

Some Zambians have taken to social media to question the continued silence from majority of PF Ministers over the ongoing gas attacks in several...

Inflows into Kariba and Victoria Falls rise to a 13-year-high

The Zambezi River Authority says water inflows into the upstream of Kariba and Victoria Falls have risen to levels last seen in 2006-7 season. However,...

CCMG fears disenfranchisement of eligible voters if mobile NRC issuance not clarified

The Christian Churches Monitoring Group has urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to clarify its plans for the mobile National Registration Card issuance exercise. The...

President Lungu mourns Mubarak

President Edgar Lungu has expressed great sadness on the death of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. In a message of condolences to his Egyptian Counterpart,...

More Articles In This Category

- Advertisement -
[Read 25 times, 1 reads today]