Dual Citizenship to Benefit Contractors in Zambia

By Kennedy Mupeseni

The inclusion of dual citizenship in the new Constitution will impact positively on the economy, the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (ABCEC) has said.

ABCEC president, Michael Nyirenda said the dual citizen law would increase the number of local contractors as some of the foreign contractors would get Zambian citizenship.

Mr Nyirenda said ABCEC was pleased with dual citizenship clause because many contractors in the country had for a long time been made to pay colossal sums of money in licences due to shareholding resident permits.

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