Govt. asks for calm over job opportunities

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Western Province permanent secretary Emmanuel Mwamba government is doing everything in its power to create employment opportunities for youths.

Mr. Mwamba cited the construction of Mongu Kalabo road, Mongu District Hospital, Mongu Ultra Modern Stadium, upgrading of township roads and King Lewanika University as projects that will create employment opportunities for Mongu residents.

ZANIS reports that the Permanent Secretary was speaking at the provincial conference in Mongu today, when he addressed about 50 youths who stormed his office this morning demanding for jobs.

The PS further said although companies engaged to do the various projects will require skilled personnel from outside Mongu, more local youths will benefit from the developmental projects.

And Mubita Mubita a youth who spoke on behalf of others appealed to PS’s office to ensure that they monitor the employment processes.

Mr. Mubita said Western Province has no mines from which youths can benefit adding that projects such as the upgrading of roads in the township among others should be soon to benefit local people.

  Meanwhile china GEN business manager Jason Zhang assured the youths the company will give the jobs once the campsite is put in place.

 He encouraged the youths to work hard in various skills so that they can acquire permanent employment.