Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe announced the development at a media briefing in Ndola.
He said President Lungu will Commission construction of the US$ 449 million Kafulafuta Dam before heading back to Lusaka in readiness for another trip to New York for a summit
“The President is coming on Friday for a two-day working visit to launch the Kafulafuta Dam project.This is a very important project in improving the water and sanitation services to the people of the Copperbelt. This dam is at the value of US$449 million. It will help a lot of farmers on the Copperbelt, he will be here until Saturday before heading back to Lusaka and then New York for a summit,” Nundwe said.
He added that on Saturday, the President will be part of the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches and officially open the 31st General Conference of the Council of Churches in Zambia.