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Mining can change Zambia’s economic fortunes – Dr Musokotwane

Mining can change Zambia’s economic fortunes – Dr Musokotwane

Finance Minister SITUMBEKO MUSOKOTWANE says mining once properly organised is one of the sectors that can contribute to Zambia’s economic growth.

Dr. MUSOKOTWANE said this in LUSAKA today during the mining sector breakfast meeting organised by Price Water House Coopers Limited.

And Mines Minister PAUL KABUSWE has revealed that government is on the verge of establishing the Mining Commission and reviewing the Mines and Minerals Development Act of 2015 to streamline mining activities.

Mr. KABUSWE further disclosed that government is on the path to formalise small scale mining to instill sanity in the sector and to enable the country raise more revenues.

Meanwhile Price Water House Coopers Limited Country Senior Partners ANDREW CHIBUYE acknowledged that the mining sector has potential to contribute actively to Zambia’s economic growth.

Mr. CHIBUYE called for robust Investment in the mining sector for the country to realize such benefits.

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