Zambia’s Finance and National Planning Minister, Situmbeko Musokotwane, has arrived in South Africa to participate in the Africa Mining Indaba scheduled from 5th to 8th February 2024.
in an official statement issued by Tamara Nyirenda, First Secretary Press and Public Relations, Zambia High Commission, Minister Musokotwane will represent President Hakainde Hichilema at the event, themed “Embracing the Power of Positive Disruption: A Bold New Future for African Mining.”
Accompanied by Mines and Natural Resources Minister Paul Kabuswe, private sector leaders, industry captains, and other senior government officials, the Zambian delegation aims to explore investment opportunities and engage in bilateral discussions with potential investors.
The delegation was received by Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ms. Mazuba Monze.
With over 8,100 delegates, 900 investors, and 700 mining companies in attendance, the Africa Mining Indaba serves as a platform for stakeholders to share insights, discuss best practices, and showcase investment opportunities in the continent’s mining sector.
The event’s 30th Anniversary ceremony will witness a keynote speech by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Organizers highlight the significance of collaboration and sustainable development in the mining sector, with high-profile officials participating to contribute valuable insights and engage in constructive conversations.
The Africa Mining Indaba reflects Africa’s commitment to attracting investment in its mining sector, bringing together decision-makers from across the continent to shape the future of African mining.
The Zambian delegation, through its participation, aims to strengthen ties, foster collaboration, and contribute to the development and growth of the mining industry in Zambia and the broader African region.