Road Development Agency (RDA) Director Communications and Corporate Affairs Masuzyo Ndhlovu has commended the contractor China State Construction Engineering Limited for the ongoing rehabilitation works on the 109km Solwezi - Kipushi road in North-Western province.
Mr. Ndhlovu in a company of Journalists from different media organisations appealed to the contractor to expedite the road works as the rainy season was slowly approaching.
He says the Solwezi - Kipushi road is one of the roads under the Link Zambia 8000 road project which was initiated in 2012.
Mr. Ndhlovu said the road was an economic one that conveys international traffic to the neighbouring Congo DR.
He reiterated that RDA was executing government’s development agenda of opening up rural areas and linking districts by working on various roads in the country.
The road once complete would enhance trade between Zambia and Congo DR.