Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development, Ronald Chitotela says government has prioritised the completion of projects that have reached 80 percent and above.
Mr Chitotela explained that government intends to use the Skills Development Fund to complete the remaining trades training institutes before the end of this year’s first quarter.
He cited the construction of Milenge, Mporokoso, Lundazi, Kalabo, Isoka, Sesheke and Mumbwa trades training institutes as among the projects that were not completed in 2017.
Mr Chitotela said this in parliament today during the oral answer session.
He pointed out that, out of the remaining seven trades institutes, two will be operational within the first quarter of 2019.
Mr. Chitotela further said once operational, the institutes will enable young people especially the unemployed youths acquire survival skills.