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‘ZDA will focus more on local investment’

By BUUMBA CHIMBULU
THE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) new board has pledged to focus more on local direct investment while ensuring foreign direct investment benefits the citizens.
Board Chairperson, Fisho Mwale, said his team would ensure that the ZDA continued to promote re- investment and attract quality investments.
The new board would also,deliver real development to the people and ensure sustainability of such development.
Mr Mwale stressed that the board would strive to make ZDA more visible and relevant to the Zambian people.
He was speaking when the new board paid a courtesy call on Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister, Christopher Yaluma.
“This board will focus on seven key pillars which include providing advice to government on country recovery roadmap post Covid-19 based on ZDA’s strategic position of being the practical link between government and the private sector,” Mr Mwale said.
He said the board would support the implementation of industrial development strategies based on research and innovation.
In response, Mr Yaluma encouraged the new board to work hard and produce the expected results for the people of Zambia.

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