Chingola Area Member of Parliament Mathews Nkhuwa says works of upgrading roads in his constituency are progressing well.
Mr. Nkhuwa said his constituency is yielding maximum benefits from the C400 road project being undertaken by AVIC International Holding Corporation.
He told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today that the community and his office are delighted with the quality of works which currently stand at 50%.
“The rehabilitation and construction of roads in my constituency is impressive. AVIC INT. is doing a commendable job and the whole community in my area is delighted. The work is now at 50% and once it’s complete, am very sure that it will boost the business fortunes of the district,” he said.
Meanwhile, Mr. Nkhuwa who is Minister of Energy said the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) for 2017 has been allocated to the needy areas in the constituency.
He said some funds were channeled towards the construction of the only modern police station in the district which has been stocked with computers to ease the work of the officers.
The Parliamentarian further emphasized that women empowerment programmes in poultry business and the construction of classroom blocks in Kakalo area are among the programmes which will up lift the living standards of people in his constituency.