POWER Generation and Allied Workers Union of Zambia General Secretary Mutukelwa Lubita says the move to put Indeni on care and maintenance is backtracking on the promise government made to ensure timely procurement of crude oil for the refinery. And Lubita says the proposal to move finished products through the pipeline is unsustainable as pipeline security and leakages have not been properly considered. Energy Minister Peter Kapala announced on Friday that government had decided to put Indeni Petroleum Refinery on care and maintenance. He said the decision to put Indeni on care and maintenance would result in fewer employees working at Indeni while other employees would be reassigned to manage fuel storage depots. But in an interview, Lubita said it…...

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