Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo says Zambia will continue to strengthen and value the historical relationship with China.
Mr. Lusambo said Zambia and Lusaka Province in particular have a lot to gain from China in line with development.
He said it is based on the historical relationship and mutual respect that led Lusaka Province to twin with Sichuan Province of China.
Mr. Lusambo was speaking today in Lusaka when he briefed the media on a number of developmental issues that the Lusaka Province learnt from Sichuan Province following his recent visit to China.
The Provincial Minister was invited to attend the 17th Western China International Fair by the leadership of the Sichuan Province.
He reiterated that Lusaka Province wants to woe investment in Agriculture and aquaculture in Rufunsa district and tourism in Luangwa and Chirundu districts respectively.
Mr. Lusambo urged Zambians to partner with the Chinese people to learn how they can grow their businesses rather than just criticising them.
He called on Zambians to be patriotic and seek for opportunities on how they can add value to the development of Zambia.
Mr. Lusambo advised the people of Zambia to be innovative and avoid the lazier faire spirit.