Increase production, Mutati urges mines

Former Minister of Finance FELIX C. MUTATI

MINISTER of Finance Felix Mutati has challenged mining companies to take advantage of the stable and responsive mining tax regime that Government has put in place to increase their productivity and save jobs through wealth creation.
And Government will spend US$70 million to empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with loans at reasonable interest rates in line with its robust economic diversification programme through industrialisation.
Speaking during a KPMG Zambia Limited post-budget analysis meeting in Kitwe yesterday, Mr Mutati said increasing production and investment in capital expansion projects will be the best way of reciprocating Government’s gesture by the mining companies.READ MORE

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