High level Captains of industry, investors, and business entities have gathered at the Protea Wanderers in Illovo in Johannesburg under the auspices of the Zambia-South Africa Business Forum.
The event is being held to woo multi sectoral investors to Zambia.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba said he is pleased with the huge turn-out by credible investors.
Mr. Mwamba said President of the World Farmers Organisation, Dr. Theo De Yager is leading a group of commercial investors in the agriculture sector.
Also, present is Zambia’s Northern Province Administration led by Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga who are using the opportunity to market the upcoming expo for the province.
Mr. Mwamba who said the forum is a 3rd Invest in Zambia series is excited with the number investments being directed to Zambia as a result of the event.
He stated that his company has made the best decision to invest in Zambia as the climate, the rule of law and investment eco-system is one of the best in the world.
Meanwhile, Northern Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has appealed to South African Investors especially in Agriculture, Tourism and Harbour facilities to take advantage of the excellent Investment climate in Zambia particularly Northern Province in particular.
He told the meeting that the Northern Province has a unique Investment Profile with a combination of excellent resource endowment for Agriculture and Agro-processing, tourism and an energy mix comprising, hydro, Solar and wind energy generation.
Source – Lusaka Times