Parliament radio airwaves to open in Muchinga

Chinsali, January 24, ZANIS ----- Residents of Muchinga Province will soon have access to Parliament radio.
National Assembly Principal Clerk in charge of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Micheal Mukuka disclosed this when he paid a courtesy call on Muchinga Province Minister Charles Banda at his office in Chinsali today.
Mr Mukuka cited Nambuluma divisional police headquarters located about 18 Km from the boma as the best place to mount the mask to enable many people access the radio signal.
He said the installation of transmitters in Chinsali which is under phase two of the project is expected to start by May this year.
He noted that Parliament Radio will be of great benefits to the people as electorates will be able to follow debates of their Members of Parliament.
Mr Mukuka further said that, another advantage is that Parliament Radio will be able to relay ZNBC signal especially during news time to enable the listeners know and follow the happenings in the country with regards to current affairs and other matters of national interests.
And Provincial Minister Charles Banda said the installation of the transmitters in Chinsali to enable the local people in Muchinga Province have access to Parliament Radio is long overdue.
Mr Banda said the project is a milestone achievement towards access to information by the public.