Mwinilunga, January 17, 2014, ZANIS—North-western province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu says government will this year embark on an ambitious project of constructing a technical university in the province.
Mr Mubukwanu who could not disclose how much the project will cost said the higher learning institution will provide technical training to young people in the province in various fields so as to meet the job demand by the mining companies operating in the region.
He disclosed that the development when he called on Chief Kanyama of the Lunda speaking people of Mwinilunga district yesterday.
Mr Mubukwanu said the province has many capable young people who can successfully engage in technical fields.
He said government is engaging the ministry of education, science vocational training and early education and other relevant bodies to come up with land and requirements needed towards the construction of the technical university.
Mr Mubukwanu assured people in the province that government is committed to transforming their lives and that it will ensure that it serves the purpose on which it was elected on.