MINISTRY of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Permanent Secretary Yvonne Mpundu says most Zambian businesses have remained stagnant in the informal sector, hence government’s resolve to ensure that they are transformed through entrepreneurship, business knowledge and transition into SMEs. And ILO country director for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique George Okutho says SMEs have the potential and ability to get people out of poverty and raise their living standards. Speaking during a collaboration meeting between the ministry and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Tuesday, Mpundu said government was willing to collaborate with ILO to support the growth and development of small and medium enterprises and cooperatives across all sectors. “Let me begin by firstly thanking you and the International Labour Organisation…...

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