—-Kasama District Commissioner (DC), Kalanga Bwalya, has expressed excitement over A Chinese African Opportunity Cooperation Organisation (AOCO) for initiating Pan African Royal Committee which will bring development in Kasama district and Northern Province.
Mr Bwalya said this today when AOCO Chairman, Nathan Hapeng Wang, in company of Deputy Ambassador to China, Fredrick Chisanga and Senior Chief Mwamba called on him and his office in Kasama.
Mr. Bwalya said he is delighted to the Chinese initiative of bringing development to Kasama through Pan African Royal Development Committee (PARDC) in coordination with Senior Chief Mwamba.
He said his office is ready to support organisations like AOCO which have serious investment intentions to people of Kasama and Northern Province so as to usher development in the area.
Mr Bwalya said his office is also happy to observe that the AOCO will work in collaboration with the Royal Highness Senior Chief Mwamba and that the organization will be based in his chiefdom.
Meanwhile, African Opportunity Cooperation Organisation Chairman, Nathan Hapeng Wang, said his organization has approved and resolved the formation of the Pan African Royal Development Committee whose main aim is to spearhead development in Chiefdoms not only in Zambia but in Africa as a whole.
Mr Wang said the high traditional knowledge and experience of traditional norms and culture of Senior Chief Mwamba will be a big benefit of the people of Kasama and Northern Province in general.
He added that his organisation will provide necessary guidelines and financial support in the operations of works to be undertaken.
Mr Wang also disclosed that the Chinese government is interested to improve the operations of Mpulungu harbour and that Zambia is one of the three nations which have been picked for development with others being South Africa and Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Senior Chief Mwamba said he is humbled that the initiative and has offered 33 hectares for the construction of a clinic and staff houses.
Senior Chief Mwamba revealed that the PRD Committee has earmarked construction of 65 clinics in Zambia and work will start in Kasama district and called on the office of the DC for support.