Serenje housing construction on course
CONSTRUCTION of houses for civil servants in Serenje is progressing well, says Serenje District Council chairman Chester Kasonde.
Mr. Kasonde said both contractors on the project had made tremendous progress on then works.
He told the Daily Nation in an interview that WATECH and AVIC International were on the ground to ensure that phase one of project was done within the stipulated time frame.
Mr. Kasonde said in the first phase, AVIC International will construct 49 housing units for men and women in uniform to reduce accommodation challenges.
He said that in less than a month, AVIC had already put up six structures at slab level while the rest were on foundations.
He said WATECK despite going on break was now back on the site and had done 80 percent of works for the 66 housing units.
“As a district, we have our share when it comes to accommodation challenges
As Serenje district, we have our share when it comes to accommodation challenges for our civil servants. This government as you may be aware, is looking into the plight of civil servants to ensure that they have good accommodation as they give a service to government — Mr Kasonde.
for our civil servants. This government as you may be aware, is looking into the plight of civil servants to ensure that they have good accommodation as they give a service to government,
“The President promised that his government will provide accommodation and this is what we are doing, we are on course,” Mr. Kasonde said.
Mr. Kasonde said he was proud of the development taking place in Serenje District and noted that the share which belonged to the locals was coming under the able leadership of President Edgar Lungu.