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DEFUNCT MULUNGUSHI TEXTILE SET FOR RE-OPENING AS INVESTOR MAKE INROADS

CENTRAL Province Minister Sydney Mushanga has disclosed that Zambia-China Mulungushi Textile is expected to start operations anytime soon as the Chinese investor has made headways to refurbish the defunct infrastructure.

Speaking to the Daily Nation, Mushanga said the Chinese investor was doing everything possible to complete renovation of the entire structure as soon as possible.

He said more work had been done so far, adding that the works would be completed within schedule.

The Minister said the investor was now refurbishing flats and administration offices and once that was done the investor and Zambian government would indicate the next stage.

“As we are speaking now the investor is working on the flats and the administration offices. These are signs that the investor is committed to ensure that the place is beautified and becomes a conducive to the people who will be working in the premises,” Mushanga said.

He said the rehabilitation were an indication of commitment on the part of the Chinese investor and Zambian government to have the factory opened.

It is hoped that once the plant was in full gear, it would help in improving the livelihood of people in the province through job creation and subsequently enhance the economic growth in the area.

The Minister urged the investor to speed up works so that the plant started operating.

Source: Daily Nation