A technical team from China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Company (CREEC) will in October visit Zambia over the planned commuter train system for Lusaka Province and other projects of interest.
The team will engage with technocrats, relevant Ministries and institutions.
Company Deputy General Manager Min Weijing says the firm is willing to increase its support to infrastructure development projects in Zambia.
Mr. Min was speaking when he met Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo who toured China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Company Head Offices in Chengdu city of China.
And, Mr. Lusambo who is in China attending the 17th Western China International Fair said the Zambian Government is concerned about the current congestion of roads in Lusaka Province and that plans are underway to address the issue in a comprehensive manner
Mr. Lusambo said in addition to the on-going improvement of the road network, the Lusaka Provincial administration with the support of President Edgar Lungu have targeted the implementation of a commuter railway system that will decongest traffic in the province.
He observed that Lusaka is growing at a fast rate and that there is need for timely intervention in terms of modern transport infrastructure that will facilitate efficient movement of people and goods.