Zambia is reported to have asked the visiting West German Minister of Economic Cooperation Dr.?
Zambia is reported to have asked the visiting West German Minister of Economic Cooperation Dr. Erhard Eppler for financial and technical help on three development projects.
At Lusaka on Saturday (July 24) Dr. Eppler held talks with Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda and senior cabinet ministers. Reports said the discussions centred on possible West German aid for saw-mill, clay-mining and irrigation schemes.
Dr. Eppler, who is in charge of West German foreign aid, completed his three-day visit to Zambia yesterday (July 24) before flying on to neighbouring Tanzania for further economic talks.
SYNOPSIS: At Lusaka on Saturday, President Kenneth Kaunda received West Germany's Minister of Economic Cooperation Dr. Erhard Eppler for talks on West German aid.
Reports said the President and his senior cabinet ministers asked Dr. Eppler for financial and technical help on three development projects. They discussed possible assistance for an irrigation scheme at Nega-Nega near Lusaka, a sawmill at the northern town of Kitwe and a clay mining project, the reports added. For Dr. Eppler, who is in charge of his country's foreign aid, this was the close of his three-day visit to Zambia.
Earlier in his stay, the Minister toured the Zambian copperbelt, met West German volunteer workers and made a call at the Zambian Institute of Technology in the mining town of Luanshya. He completed his review of Zambia's developing economy yesterday before flying on the neighbouring Tanzania for talks with President Julius Nyerere.