Technology and Science Minister Felix Mutati has called for investments in Zambia’s information Communication and Technology ICT to establish robust digital infrastructure connectivity platform built on high speed and reliable broad band network.
Pitching for Zambia at the 7th Digital Nation Conference in Cairo Egypt Mr Mutati said other areas of investment includes digital services and capacity building of skills.
He said Zambia was considering and looking at five percent attainment of the ICT opportunities by the year 2030 in consideration of economic transformation and securing change in the lives of the people of Zambia.
Mr. Mutati said Zambia is ready to partner with Egypt at the frontier of technology to a digital nation.
He observed that as Egypt tap investments in Africa, Zambia remained as an attractive investment platform and most ideal digital hub for investment uniquely positioned and surrounded by eight countries in the southern region.
Mr. Mutati said the participation of Zambia at the conference was to share experiences and create key investments from Egypt into Zambia.