KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka
MINISTER of Finance Alexander Chikwanda says the economy is intact and has allayed fears by some critics suggesting that it has collapsed.
Mr Chikwanda said massive infrastructure development taking place throughout the country is evidence that the economy is running well.
“You can see traffic on Lusaka roads and other parts of the country.
“Everyday vehicles are entering the country and some people say the economy has collapsed.
“These are not signs for an economy that has collapsed,” Mr Chikwanda said.
The minister said this on Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation’s (ZNBC) Sunday interview programme.
Mr Chikwanda said the economy is intact despite external shocks that the country has experienced
He also said there is a lot of activity in the informal sector and that the economy is strong and will not collapse.
Zambia Daily Mail