Solwezi District Council commences construction of a three storey civic center
Solwezi , January 6, 2015, ZANIS–Solwezi Municipal Council has embarked on a K 15.4 million project of constructing a three storey modern civic centre within the current civic centre premises.
Solwezi Municipal Council Mayor, Ezekiel Mulonga says the construction of a modern three storey civic centre will stimulate development, add value and create employment in Solwezi district.
Zambia News and Information Services reports Mr. Mulonga as saying in an interview in Solwezi today that the contractor for the K 15,377,000 project is already on site.
He added that more job opportunities will be created when construction of a shopping mall by a South African investor commences at the show grounds.
Mr Mulonga further disclosed that the former council guest house has been leased out to an investor for construction of another shopping mall.
He said current developmental initiatives are being driven by the realization that the council resources are channeled to the right projects in an efficient manner that would impact positively on the well being of the people in the district.
Meanwhile, Mr Mulonga appealed to government to release the promised funds for tarring of 20.5 kilometers of Solwezi township roads in accordance with the 2013 council annual work plan.
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