Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda has implored Zambians to develop a culture of hard work.
Mr. Chikwanda said this is the only way the country can continue to make steady progress in its social and economic development.
The Minister said government stands ready to support all Zambians with various entrepreneurial skills aimed at enhancing their wellbeing.
He said this when he addressed residents of Chilubi district in Northern Province shortly after commissioning the new NATSAVE Bank.
Mr. Chikwanda further urged the people of Chilubi to come up with progressive initiatives on the profitable utilisation of the vast natural resources surrounding the island district.
He said government will continue to provide an enabling environment to all Zambians regardless of their status in society in order to develop the nation.