President Edgar Lungu says there is need to unlock the socio economic potential on the Copperbelt Province.
The President says the Copperbelt Province has great potential to contribute to the socio economic growth of the country if well harnessed.
He has noted that the region is a vibrant area and he is hopeful that something different will come out from the investment exposition that is taking place in the area.
The Head of State said this at ZAF Airport Base this morning shortly before leaving for the Copperbelt Province to officially launch the Copperbelt Province Investment Exposition.
President Lungu noted that even though experiences have been different from the investment expositions that have so far been held in other provinces, the results have been desirable.
He said the results for such events depends on the efforts invested in them by individual managers, as well as the provincial administration.
The Copperbelt Investment Expo is running from the 24th of June to 28th of June, 2019 in Ndola under the theme “Broadening the Copperbelt Economy through diversified Investment”.
Meanwhile, PF Secretary General Davies Mwila is in Mwinilunga district of North Western Province to receive hundreds of defectors including headmen from the opposition UPND, MMD and FDD.
Accompanied by members of the Central Committee Annie Kayula, Kebby Mbewe, Eastern Provincial Chairperson Andrew Lubusha and the Deputy Media Director Antonio Mwanza, Mr. Mwila has been received in North Western by the ruling party’s Provincial Chairperson Jackson Kungu and his committee.
And upon arrival in Mwinilunga, the PF Chief Executive Officer will proceed to pay a courtesy call on Chief Kanongesha were he will reassure the traditional leader of government and the ruling party’s commitment to work with traditional leaders in delivering development to the people.
Meanwhile, Mr. Mwila is tomorrow morning scheduled to address the party structures including ward and branch officials in Nchanga constituency of Chingola district on the Copperbelt before addressing the residents on radio.
Among the pertinent issues on the Copperbelt, the Secretary General is expected to reecho the ruling party’s position on the ongoing developments in the mining sector and future plans.
On Friday morning, June 28, Mr. Mwila is scheduled to hold a meeting with Kwacha Constituency officials particularly the Lubwa ward committee concerning the upcoming by-election.
And Mr. Mwila will on Friday evening officiate at the PF Kitwe Women’s League Dinner Dance at Moba Hotel in Kitwe.