PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged banks to reduce their interest rates, saying his government has done its part by reducing inflation and stabilising the exchange rate. Speaking during the launch of the Western Province Expo, Monday, President Hichilema said government expected banks and other lenders to react positively to the strides government had made. “This Expo must look at projects, must look at how to deliver these projects, financing included. I challenge the banks to support the development of this Western Province and all the provinces by lowering the cost of capital because we have done our part as government to stabilise the currency, exchange rate, to pull it down, it is a cost, inflation, it is a cost. So…...

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