Miracle: we will create one million jobs, says Chikwanda

The Minister of Finance says government is working towards creating one million new jobs in the formal sector in the next five years.

Alexander Chikwanda says government is keen to grow the economy to at least seven point seven percent this year.

He was speaking at the national conference on employment, decent work and development in Zambia at government complex in Lusaka on Monday.

And International Trade Union Confederation Deputy General Secretary Jaap Wienen says creation of decent jobs remains a major challenge for Zambia.

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