… says once expanded, Zambians will benefit from the Project…
Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Richard Musukwa says his Ministry shall see to it that the expansion of the Lubambe Mine Limited Project in Chililabombwe, Copperbelt Province becomes a reality as it will benefit a lot of Zambians.
Mr Musukwa said this following President Lungu’s directive.
President Edgar Lungu yesterday tasked the Mines Minister as well as Lands and Presidential Affairs to expedite the implementation process of the Lubambe Mine Limited expansion Project.
The President also assured Management at Lubambe Mine of Government support as it implements it’s expansion Project.
He later interacted with the workers and promised to resolve the challenges they are facing.
And in responding to the President’s directive, Mr Musukwa says from the word go, his Ministry was committed towards the expansion of the Lubambe Mining project.
Mr Musukwa says, once expanded the project will among other things improve the living standards of local people as well as contribute to the Country’s economy.
“My Ministry shall see to it that the directive by the President is worked on as soon as possible.
” The project is set to benefit the Zambian people, and as a Ministry, we are in full support and are going to do what we can in ensuring the Project becomes a reality within the shortest possible time” Mr Musukwa said.
He further assured Management at Lubambe that he will do everything in his capacity as Minister of Mines to make sure that the Project pulls through.
“Like the President said, the success of this Project will create jobs for the people and create wealth for Zambia as a whole and hence my Ministry’s total support and commitment towards the expansion of the Lubambe Mining Project” he said.
Mr Musukwa says the Ministry is working around the clock in addressing the challenges affecting Miners across the Country.
Story courtesy of Lucy Shawa (Ms)
Public Relations Officer
Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development.