Kazungula, June 14, 2019, ZANIS---Kazungula District Council Secretary, Cheembo Mangwato says Kazungula district should be seen to be a different district after the Southern Province Investment and Tourism Exposition has past.

Mr Mangwato said the district has a lot of investment potentials which could be showcased at the forth coming Southern exposition scheduled to take pace in September this year.

“As a district, we are capable of transforming people’s livelihoods in the communities through investors who can take advantage of the beauty of the place by coming to invest in the area,” Mr Mangwato said.

Mr Mangwato was speaking during the district investment and tourism exposition steering committee meeting held at the council chamber today.

The Council Secretary said with its vast land and plenty of natural resources, Kazungula district need to be sold handsomely to the outside world.

“We need to attract more investors to come and put up a number of infrastructure development such as shopping malls which are currently not here among other needed developments,” Mr Mangwato said.

And District Commissioner Pascalina Musokotwane urged the sub-committees instituted to be proactive and focus much during their meetings, discussing and identifying areas to show case at the exposition and consequently attract investment opportunities.

Ms Musokotwane noted that Kazungula district is still struggling behind especially in the hospitality industry adding that there is need therefore, to build serious hotels in the area among other things.

During the meeting which was chaired by Kazungula District Administrative Officer, Mbeha Akabondo, five clusters were formed as sub-committees of the main district steering committee and focal point department for each cluster were identified.

Recently, the district identified some key sectors that could be marked during the 2019 Southern Province Investment and Tourism Exposition to take place from 14th to 21st September.

The major economic investment potentials were identified as tourism, forestry, trade and commerce, mining, livestock and fisheries as well as agriculture.