Over two thousand local and foreign investors and delegates are attending the Northern Province Investment and Exposition.
And thirty-two local and international investors have pledged over 200 million United States dollars in investment for the Northern Province.
Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile says the pledges are in various sectors of the economy.
Mr. Mundubile was speaking when he addressed the opening session of the Northern Province Investment Expo in Kasama this morning.
The Provincial Minister also showcased the province’s potential for Investment in the water sector, agriculture, agro processing, mining, tourism and fishing.
Mr. Mundubile said the first ever Northern Province Investment Expo will make the country shift from the dependence on the Southern Circuit in terms of tourism.
The Northern Province Investment Expo is being held under the theme “Unlocking the tourism and investment potential of Northern Province”.
President Edgar Lungu is expected to officially open the expo on Saturday this week.