$700m project to power North growth

MINISTER of Works and Supply Felix Mutati

MINISTER of Finance Felix Mutati says the private sector will inject US$700 million in an energy plant project in Northern Province this year.
Mr Mutati said the Kalungwishi Hydro Power Plant will connect the province to Tanzania, once operational.

He said this during the 2018 national budget sensitisation meeting in Mbala.

Mr Mutati is accompanied by Minister of Development Planning Alexander Chiteme and Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile.
Mr Mutati said Government has received assurance from investors that the project will start in August this year.
“Among the things we want to do in Northern Province is in the power sector. There are two key projects that are going to happen here. The first one is Kalungwishi Hydro Power Plant with an investment of ….

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