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Mwami, Chirundu, Nakonde borders get facelift

TRADERS at Kasumbalesa border passing through the formal entry point through trade information desks and through the trade walk way corridor. PICTURE: NKWETO MFULA

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka
OVER €6.8 million has been committed to support the upgrading of cross-border infrastructure at Mwami, Chirundu and Nakonde to reduce clearance time for goods and passengers.
Last year, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Government signed an agreement that sub-delegates the implementation of coordinated border management activities and trade and transport facilitation programmes at three border posts in the country.
With Zambia ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Area, the project will help accelerate domestic and cross-border trade.
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry director – foreign trade Bessie Chelemu said the activities will be carried out under the Zambia Border Posts Upgrading Project for a period of two years from the signing of the CLICK TO READ MORE




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