Authorities has launched forty one-million kwacha towards the upgrading of aviation infrastructure at Kasama Airport and Zambia Air Drive (ZAF) Samora Machel Airbase in Mbala District – Northern Province.
Of the amount, Kasama Airport has been allocated sixteen million kwacha towards the completion of the tarring of the runway, which is below building by a Chinese contractor.
ZAF Samora Machel Airbase has obtained 25 million kwacha which is ready to be fashioned for the building of a brand contemporary civilian terminal building and other enhance structures to facilitate the plump utilization of the power to business flights.
Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile confirmed the come in the end of a media briefing held in Kasama.
Mr. Mundubile stated the funds will urge the modernisation of the aviation facilities in the province earlier than the Northern Province Investment Expo and the commemoration of a hundred years for the reason that cease of the First World Battle to be held in November, this 365 days.
The Provincial Minister explained that preparations for the rep hosting of the two predominant events are progressing properly and several international delegates possess already began confirming their participation.
Northern Province will from twentieth to twenty fourth November, this 365 days host its first-ever Investment Expo, which is ready to culminate into the centenary commemoration of the tip of the First World Battle in Mbala District on Twenty fifth November.