By MILDRED KATONGO –
FINANCE Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has said Zambia remain firmly in control of its economic affairs through the implementation of the economic stabilisation and growth programme.
Ms Mwanakatwe said although the economy had an opportunity to record higher growth rates as a result of the transformational reforms that were being implemented by the Government, the banking and financial services sector needed to pull together in order for the desired 6 percent to 8 percent growth rates to be attained.
She appealed to the private sector to take advantage of the recent developmental oriented agreements signed with the Angolan Government to create alliances and working partnerships that would ensure that Zambian businesses dominated the Angolan market along the two countries common border. Read more