Preparatory works for the commissioning of the 122 kilometre Mporokoso- Kawambwa road have advanced.
Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile says the commissioning of the 120 million United States dollars road project is scheduled for Thursday 27th July.
Mr Mundubile says the road works will be commissioned by President Edgar Lungu.
He has confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS when he inspected the works in Mporokoso.
Mr Mundubile revealed that the contractor China Harbour has already mobilized on site in readiness for commencement of road works.
He mentioned that Mporokoso- Kawambwa road will spur economic activities between Northern and Luapula provinces.
Mr. Mundubile who is also Mporokoso Member of Parliament added that when the road is upgraded the district will see an increase in the number of tourists visiting the Lumangwe Falls.