Senior chief Ndungu’s prime minister, Patrick Fumbelo commended government for coming up with the initiative to hold an expo to bring investment to the province.
Mr. Fumbelo called on everyone in the district to
unite and avoid tribal conflicts.
Meanwhile, senior chief Ishindi’s prime minister,
Jonnas Kantumoya said the expo is expected to bring economic growth and
improve the lives of people in the area.
The duo said this in Zambezi today during a special
district development coordinating committee meeting to sensitize stakeholders
on the province expo scheduled for August 18 to 24, this year.
North western province permanent secretary Willies
Mangimela said Zambezi district is one of the areas in the country with the
most attractive investment potential.
Mr. Mangimela said the district has vast natural
resources such as perenial waters, forests, gas and oil among others which have
not been exploited.
He said North west expo is an opportunity to source
for investment which will bring the much needed development to the area.
Mr. Mangimela called on government departments in
the district to offer technical assistance to chiefs in preparing for the
Speaking during the same event, expo North west
coordinator, Christopher Bwalya disclosed that all chiefdoms in the province
will be accorded a chance to showcase their cultural presentations during a
gala night that will be held in Solwezi.
Mr. Bwalya said the expo committee acknowledges all
the tribes in the province and will not leave any of them behind in showcasing
the rich culture that the region has.