Vice President Inonge Wina says innovations in the solar and water sector is important for the country to achieve national development in view of climate change.
Mrs. Wina said this when officials from an Indian company Shakti Pumps India Limited called on her at her office in Lusaka today.
She assured the company that government will continue to provide a conducive environment for investments.
Mrs. Wina said an additional company in the sector will boost already existing initiatives in the solar and water sector.
And Zambia’s High Commissioner to India, Judith Kapijipanga said solar propeller pumps will encourage a shift from the use of electricity powered water pumps.
Meanwhile, Shakti Pumps India Limited Director Ramesh Patidar said the company will next week undertake a site survey to set up areas where demonstration for the solar water pumps.