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Zambia and DRC Presidents Launch Key Infrastructure Project for Regional Connectivity

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema’s recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) showcased a significant moment of regional cooperation and economic diplomacy.

During this one-day official trip, President Hichilema joined hands with DRC President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo in a historic event of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kasomeno-Kasenga-Chalwe-Kabila-Mwenda Road Project.

This ambitious project is led by GED Africa Limited and its partner organizations. It marks a substantial effort to enhance connectivity and infrastructure in the region. The launch took place in Kasenga, a region in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Kasomeno-Kasenga-Chalwe-Kabila-Mwenda Road Project is a multi-faceted initiative that includes the construction of a vital road network, the establishment of a One Stop Border Post, and the construction of a bridge spanning the Luapula River.   

This collaboration between Zambia and the DRC underscores the commitment of both nations to fostering economic growth, regional stability, and cooperation. 

Such infrastructure projects not only improve the lives of the people in the region but also create opportunities for trade and investment, benefiting the broader African continent.

The Kasomeno-Kasenga-Chalwe-Kabila-Mwenda Road Project is a testament to the potential for positive change that can occur through cross-border initiatives and diplomatic cooperation. 

It represents a significant step forward in the quest for better connectivity, economic development, and stronger ties between neighboring nations.

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