Government says it will use the Zambia National Services -ZNS- to handle major project in infrastructure and agriculture sectors.
Defense Minister Ambros Lufuma says the service has the capacity to deliver major projects like road construction at a lower cost compared to private firms.
Mr. Lufuma was speaking during the ZNS 2021 unit commanders’ conference in Lusaka.
And ZNS Commandant Lieutenant General Maliti Solochi said the service has the capacity to contribute to national development.
General Maliti also said road construction is another area that the service has capacity to deliver at a lower cost.
He said further pledged to work with government to actualize its vision of making Zambia a food basket in the region.