— Govt. and partners to host job creation conference

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Govt. and partners to host job creation conference

Lusaka, November 19,ZANIS—– Government and the Cooperating Partners Group(CPG) will next week host a high level Conference on job creation and promotion of inclusive growth in the country.

The jointly hosted conference will address the challenges and explore the opportunities for achieving the objectives of job creation and
promotion of inclusive growth in Zambia.

 Government with the Cooperating Partners have recognized the challenge of creating inclusive growth that not only ensures a
continually growing economy but also creates more employment opportunities for people.

 This was contained in statement made available to ZANIS by Ministry of Finance Public Relations Officer Chileshe Kandeta.

Mr. Kandeta said the Job Creation  and Inclusive Growth Conference will involve international and Zambian speakers  including
ministers, government officials, academics ,researchers, cooperating partners, civil society, and business men and women from the private


He said the participants will all come together to present, discuss, share ideas, and agree on how best to support inclusive growth and job


Mr. Kandeta said  a key feature of the conference will be the holding of a “market place” exhibition at which five successful cases of
entrepreneurship will be rewarded with financial gifts and certificates of recognition.

Presenters and participants at the conference will be drawn from the Zambian Public Service and members of the Cooperating
Partners Group who include the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, African Development Bank, European Union, and the UN Systems.
Others are Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, and Italy and the United States of America among other

The conference will take place in Lusaka at the Mulungushi Conference Center on the 24th and 25th of November 2014.