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Samsung Zambia receives kudos

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BENEDICT TEMBO, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT has commended Samsung Zambia for its contribution to the country’s socio-economicdevelopment.
Acting minister of Transport and Communications Vincent Mwale said Samsung contributes to Government’s revenue by developing local distributors who are importing Samsung products and creates employment for the citizens, especially the youths.
Launching the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge on the Zambian market on Thursday evening, Mr Mwale who is Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development also noted Government’s appreciation to Samsung’s corporate social responsibility programmes.
“To mention but a few, Samsung supported the construction of the Olympic Youth Development Centre and is supporting youth development programmes at the centre,” Mr Mwale said.
He says in education, Samsung provided solar powered internet at three schools in Shiwang’andu district in Muchinga Province and one school in Kabwe.
“Furthermore, Samsung has constructed 30 houses for the underprivileged in Ndola and Kabwe under the Habitat for Humanity programme. To all these, as Government, we are grateful,” Mr Mwale said.
He said Government recognises the importance that Samsung has played on the Zambian market since 2010 by bringing different up-to-date products which encourage creativity and innovation.
“The foregoing act re-affirms Government’s commitment for quality products and conviction that Zambia is an important market for Samsung and can compete at a global scale. As a partner in national development since 2010, Samsung has supported the implementation of Government policy of ensuring genuine products are brought on the Zambian market,” Mr Mwale said.
Former minister of Defence Kalombo Mwansa who is Samsung brand ambassador expressed his delight to be aligned with the trademark which places great importance on its customers’ needs using technology to create solutions that make a lasting difference in people’s lives.



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