FORMER housing and infrastructure development minister Vincent Mwale has confirmed that works on the Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway were not executed despite making a $30 million payment as counterpart funding to China Jiangxi because government wanted to change the mode of the contract to a Public Private Partnership. And Finance and National Planning Minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane says investigative wings have taken interest in the matter. Yesterday, a News Diggers investigation revealed that government under the Patriotic Front paid US$30 million to China Jiangxi for the construction of the Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway, despite the roadworks not being done. When contacted for a comment on whether works were done, Mwale said the contract was not executed because the price was too high…....

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