President Paul Kagame who is on a two day state visit to Zambia has visited a Kafue Steel Plant located in Kafue city.
The plant which employs over 1000 employees and has contributed a lot to creating jobs and reducing poverty to the region in which it operates was inaugurated in 2006 during Levy Mwanawasa’s presidency.
Before making iron locally, Zambia imported steel from South Africa.
Kafue Steel Plant committed to producing 200,000 tons of iron per annum and targets satisfying Zambia market and Southern Africa region.
It is equipped with high technology enhancing environment friendly operations.