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Zambia Aims to Maximize Natural Resources

President Hakainde Hichilema of the Republic of Zambia spearheaded discussions at an ‘Economic Growth Forum’ held this morning, attended by key partners from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Growth Centre (IGC).

Together, they explored strategies to harness Zambia’s abundant natural resources for national development.

During the forum, President Hichilema articulated Zambia’s vision for leveraging its natural resources, particularly in sectors such as mining and agriculture, to propel economic growth and alleviate poverty.

Despite facing challenges like the ongoing drought, the government remains steadfast in its commitment to exploring innovative approaches to mitigate the impacts of climate change and ensure sustainable development.

Highlighting the importance of optimizing production efficiency, President Hichilema emphasized the need for collaborative efforts between the government, private sector, and international partners.

By enhancing productivity and value addition in key sectors, Zambia aims to create job opportunities and stimulate entrepreneurship, fostering inclusive economic growth.

President Hichilema expressed confidence in Zambia’s economic potential and reaffirmed the government’s determination to unlock opportunities for all citizens.

The forum served as a platform for fruitful dialogue and strategic planning, reflecting Zambia’s proactive approach to harnessing its economic prospects in the face of global challenges.

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