ZRL gets new board

Government has appointed the new Zambia Railways Limited board that would be headed by former Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka Province chairman Davies Chama.

Transport, Communications Works and Supply Minister Yamfwa Mukanga said the appointed board was expected to perform even better and provide leadership to the management.

Last month, the government had resolved the ZRA board and had now been replaced with new members that would be headed by former PF Lusaka chairman Davies Chama.

The board members are former PF Ndola Central Member of Parliament Max Mushili, UNZA Vice Chancellor Professor Stephen Simukanga, Engineer Famous Kabwe, Ms Violent Kabwe, Moonde Jane Limbali, Attorney General Mumba Malila, Finance Permanent Secretary Pamela Chibonga Kabamba and Transport Permanent Secretary Charles Sipanje.

The minister also announced that arrangement for the establishment of a national airline was advanced. He said the cabinet would soon be considering a memorandum on the matter.