RB to spend Xmas in Mfuwe

President Rupiah Banda is expected in Luanshya on Tuesday to officially re-open the Luanshya Copper Mine -LCM- which has been bought by a new investor.

The LCM was placed under care and maintenance by previous owners before being sold to China Non-Ferrous Metals Corporation.

The mine has created about 2000 jobs for local people.

And President Banda is on Wednesday expected to travel to Eastern Province where he will officially open a technical and Vocational college in Chipata.

State House Press Aide, Dickson Jere, says while in the area President Banda will also flag off the construction of the Chipata -Mfuwe road.

The President will spend Christmas in Mfuwe where he is also expected to hold meetings with various groups on a number of national issues.

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