Chinese firm injects $29m in drugs plant
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•DEPUTY Secretary to Cabinet Siazongo Siakalenge (third left) listens to VL Healthnet board of directors
chairperson Li Ru Song, joined by Zambia Development Agency Director General Albert Halwampa (left) and Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency Director General Victor Nyasulu (second left) during a tour of VL Healthnet Services under construction in Lusaka’s Makeni area yesterday. Picture THOMAS NSAMA/ZANIS

By CHUSA SICHONE –
V.L HEALTHNET Services Limited, a renowned Chinese firm, has invested US$29 million towards the construction of a drugs manufacturing plant in Zambia.
Once construction works were completed next year, V.L Healthnet Services Limited was initially expected to start manufacturing antibiotics, intravenous (IV) fluids and injectible medicines, while creating about 250 direct jobs for Zambians.

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