Serenje hous­ing con­struc­tion on course

Daily Nation Newspaper - - HOME NEWS - By NA­TION RE­PORTER

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.

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