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Luapula’s gains after exposition

VIOLET MENGO, Lusaka
THE inaugural trade and investment exposition in Zambia was held in Luapula in 2017, and it is believed that so far, it was the best organised in terms of marketing of untapped gems and participation of potential investors, both local and foreign ones. Luapula Province Minister Nixon Chilangwa, who says potential investors have already invested over US$ 5.5 million in feasibility studies and preliminary works, shares some of the benefits of the trade and investment exposition. Mr Chilangwa also talks about other economic activities such as manganese mining, revival of Kawambwa Tea Company and of course tourism, which is an economic pillar in a region endowed with Bangweulu Wetlands and eight waterfalls.
Here is the second and last part of the interview with Mr Chilangwa.
Q: Luapula Province was the first to hold the provincial investment exposition. What are the outcomes of the exposition?
R: The Luapula Province Expo was focused on triggering investment in the province through attracting of both local and international investors and  CLICK TO READ MORE

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