—–Ecobank Zambia Board Director, Michael Liweleya, says China has greatly contributed towards empowerment of Zambians through job creation in different sectors of the economy.
Mr. Liweleya said it is for this reason that the country should enhance its existing partnership and relationship with China as the Chinese continue investing in Zambia in different sectors.
He said this yesterday during the Chinese/Ecobank business dinner which marked the celebration of the New Year for China which falls on January 31 every year.
Mr Liweleya said Ecobank remains committed to developing strategic, tailor-made products to meet the needs of the Chinese business community in the country, adding that the bank will continue supporting economic growth as the country remains open to investment in
He said Ecobank is committed to banking with people and companies that drive investment, trade and wealth in the country.
And speaking earlier, Deputy Head of Mission at the Chinese Embassy, Pan Qingjiang, said China appreciates the good friendship that the two countries have continued enjoying in the different sectors where they have invested.
Mr Qingjiang thanked Ecobank for joining China in its celebration of the New Year which began on January 31, 2014.