Lusaka MFEZ scouts for lodge investor

Stanley Safari Lodge
Stanley Safari Lodge

THE Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) is looking for an investor to put up a safari lodge and a wildlife Park within the area.
Government under the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) stocked the park with various wild animals for viewing inside the MFEZ.
Speaking when a business delegation from Japan visited the area, Lusaka South MFEZ managing director Fortune Kamusaki said
the Government was scouting for an investor to put up a safari lodge and other facilities at the park to attract tourists.
“Were are looking for an investor who can construct a safari lodge, as you can see the park is fully stocked with animals and are ready for viewing,” Mr Kamusaki said.
He said Government was in a hurry to see to it that the MFEZ was quickly developed to create more jobs for the people of Zambia.
Mr Kamusaki said the MFEZ was a mixed economy which was capable of accommodating all manner of industries and commercial activities.
The MFEZ has a total of 2,100 hectares of land with facilities such as roads already in place and so far, five out of 98 companies who expressed interest have started constructing infrastructure at the
The proposed land utilisation will include residential, commercial/business core, community facilities, Infrastructure and utilities.
The zone will provide high class infrastructure and target export and domestic oriented businesses to Zambia.
This will be the base for creating a new industrialisation drive in Zambia.