President Edgar Lungu is today expected in Mazabuka, Southern Province on a one day working visit. This is according to a programme released to ZANIS in Choma by Southern Province Permanent Secretary Mwangala Liomba.
Mr Liomba said President Lungu is expected to be in Mazabuka in the morning to flag off the first export of Nickel Mineral extracted from the Munali Nickel Mine.
Munali Nickel has resumed production after some years of being under Care and maintenance.
Meanwhile, Mr Liomba has thanked President Lungu for ensuring that operations at Munali Nickel Mine are revived creating job opportunities for locals.
He said the mine is producing the most valuable mineral with a lucrative price on the international market.
President ECL speaks at ceremony to reopen Munali Nickel mine in Mazabuka on April 16, creating more than 400 direct jobs; boosting local incomes and creating opportunities for the region. Good development for the economy.
— Amos Chanda (@AmosNChanda) April 15, 2019