EU adds €30m grant
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•CURRENT works at the Kariba Dam’s plunge pool in Siavonga yesterday where the European Union has pumped in €30 million to speed up the project. Picture by JUDITH NAMUTOWE

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE-
THE European Union (EU) has provided a grant of €30 million under its Multinational Indicative Programme for Sub Saharan Africa to reinforce the financial envelope for the plunge pool works at the Kariba Dam in Siavonga.
EU Ambassador to Zambia Jacek Jankowski, who expressed disquiet over the delayed project, announced this during yesterday’s familiarisation tour of the Kariba Dam by the Council of Ministers drawn from Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Mr Jankowski said the resources would be mobilised soon.
He said the resources would bring the total contributions for the project to €113 million of EU support as of December, this year.
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