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Zambia to Erect Dry Port at Walvis Bay

The Zambian Government is in the process of constructing a dry port at Walvis Bay port on a piece of land offered by the Namibian government, parliament heard yesterday. Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister, Fashion Phiri, said yesterday that Namibia had offered Zambia a piece of land on which to construct a dry port for the benefit of Zambia's importers and exporters. He said in response to a question by Bweengwa MP, Highvie Hamududu, who wanted to know whether Government had started constructing a dry port at Walvis Bay. Prof Phiri said initially, the piece of land was offered for free in principle but later, there was change that the same land would be acquired at a cost….(read more)