HH pledges to construct Mango and Rice plants in Kalabo
Kalabo, January 6,2014 ZANIS—United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema says once voted into power he will establish a Mango juice and Rice processing plants in Kalabo district in Western Province.
Mr Hichilema observed that a lot of youths were out of employment adding that the establishment of the two processing plants will create employment for the locals.
Mr Hichilema who was flanked by Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) leader Charles Milupi and Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Liuwa Member of Parliament Situmbeko Musokotwane as part of his campaign team was speaking in Kalabo yesterday during a rally held at Freedom Square.
The opposition leader told the gathering that he would not only establish processing plants but also provide market for the processed products.
He further told the people of Kalabo that he would improve the agriculture sector in the district so that mealie meal prices go down.
Mr Hichilema thanked the opposition leaders that have decided to endorse him for the January 20th Presidential by-election and also thanked the people of Kalabo for turning up in numbers to listen to him.
Mr Hichileme is touring western province as part of his campaign for the
January 20th Presidential by-election.