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A senior government official said Zambia will soon sign power connection agreements with Malawi and Mozambique to facilitate export and import of electricity among the three countries, the Times of Zambia reported on Tuesday. power
The memorandum of understanding to provide a power gateway among the three countries will be signed next month, according to Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development, Christopher Yaluma.
“Early next month, I will be in Malawi to sign a memorandum of understanding for power interconnection which would boost power exchange among the three countries,” he was quoted as saying by the paper.
The Zambian minister said currently a power transmission line in the eastern part of the country was being upgraded from 66 to 330 kilowatts for the purpose of the interconnector project.
Recently, Zambia signed a power inter-connector agreement with neighboring Tanzania and the Zambian minister said the implementation of the project was currently waiting for funding from cooperating partners. Enditem

-Xinhua

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