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State pays out K1.6 billion to contractors

MUTATI

ELIZABETH CHATUVELA, Mongu
MINISTER of Finance Felix Mutati says Government has so far paid out K1.6 billion in arrears to contractors and suppliers of goods and services out of the K2 billion it targets to settle before the end of the year.
Speaking shortly after inspecting development projects here on Saturday, Mr Mutati said the remaining K400 million will be paid in a week’s time.
The minister said Government is working tirelessly to ensure that the total of K8.7 billion arrears owed to contractors and suppliers is dismantled.READ MORE

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