• Zambia is becoming a more attractive investment destination with the New Dawn’s economic agenda.
• Government is focusing on turning around the economy of Zambia by promoting industrialization.
• Companies investing in Zambia must strictly observe the labour laws.
Minister of Labour and Social Security has called on investors to consider Zambia the best investment destination.
Speaking when overseas business of Huaxin group Vice President Gang Xu paid a courtesy call on her, Brenda Tambatamba says Zambia is becoming a more attractive investment destination with the New Dawn’s economic agenda.
Ms. Tambatamba stated that the Government is focusing on turning around the economy of Zambia by promoting industrialisation, broadening the revenue base which in turn will promote job creation.
She has urged companies investing in the country, to strictly observe the labour laws of the country by registering with Zambia Institute of Human Resource (ZIHRM) and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security as an employer.
“Companies must ensure that there is non-discrimination at the place of work and prioritize Zambian citizens with qualifications to take up jobs and desist from forced Labour in accordance with section 5, section 8, and section 14, of the Employment Code Act. No. 3 of 2019, respectively,” she said.
Speaking earlier, Gang Xu, Vice President and Head of overseas business at Huaxin group assured Government that the company will work within the confines of the law.