Ministry Of Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary, Kayula Siame has disclosed that so far over eight hundred participants locally and internationally have registered to take part in the forthcoming world expo development forum which will be hosted by Zambia on the 11th and 12 September 2018.
Last year the world economic forum was held in Hangary and Zambia becomes the second, in Africa to host the forum after Rwanda in 2014.
The goal of the world economic forum is to promote public-private partnership.
And Mrs. Siame has told a media briefing today that preparation for the forum have reached an advanced stage.
She says prior to the forum, a seminar which will focus on imparting packaging knowledge in small and medium enterprises will be held on 10th of September 2018.