WHEN the Patriotic Front was in power, one good point which the opposition UPND used to make was the failure by the government to engage local business houses and investors to discuss growing concerns in the economy. It used to perplex the UPND that the Patriotic Front claimed that it was committed to putting the country on an economic recovery path, yet it was not interested in engaging key local players and business owners for dialogue towards that end. The UPND, in their own words, committed to do things better. They said they would, through a Consultative Economic Advisory Forum, collaborate with the private sector on planning and implementation of the development agenda and consult key players to address hurdles…...

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