Mulungushi Textile to reopen-Lungu



THE defunct Zambia-China Mulungushi Textile will be opened in the next two weeks, President Edgar Lungu has announced.

President Lungu made the announcement at a mamonth rally in Bwacha Constituency in Kabwe district yesterday.  He disclosed that the opening of the Textile would create 2,500 jobs for the local people by December this year.  The President said there were about 300 people who were currently working at the Textile.

“I know the challenges of the Mulungushi Textile and for this reason I am promising the people of Kabwe that the Textile will be opened by August 1, 2016. More local people will be employed there,” President Lungu said.

The President also promised to Rehabilitate Muleya stadium in Kabwe.

And PF Bwacha aspiring Mr Sydney Mushanga asked the people of Bwacha to vote for PF candidates in the forthcoming polls.

He said the PF had built schools, clinics, sunk potholes and tarred roads in Makululu and other areas.

“The PF government has delivered development countrywide, so I am urging all of you to vote for the party for this development to continue,” he said.  Meanwhile, Zambia’s soccer icon Kalusha Bwalya has officially endorsed the candidature of President Lungu in next month’s elections.

The 1988 African Footballer of the year pitched up at the rally with his footballs to announce his endorsement of President Lungu. Kalusha Bwalya, who is former Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) President, told the rally that he had endorsed President Lungu because he was hardworking and development-oriented.

He said during his tenure as FAZ boss, he worked with the Head of State whom he described as a good leader.