Zambia Receives Rapid Test Kits to Facilitate Transit Trade

June 19, 2023 AELEX Admin 0 Comments

COMESA handed over equipment worth EUR 227,526 to the Government of Zambia,on Friday 16 June 2023 to be used to facilitate transit trade.The equipment includes testing and diagnostic kits for tradable food products. They will be used by port health offices and other key border agencies that work on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards (SPS) and issues related to Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Chipoka Mulenga, represented by Permanent Secretary at the Ministry, Mrs Lillian Bwalya received the equipment which will be used by the Ministry of Health. They will be used at the borders as one of the solutions to eliminate impediments to trade at Chirundu, Mwami and Nakonde One Stop Border Posts (OSBP) under the Zambia Border Post Upgrading project.Read more

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