Friday, 4 May 2012

CEEC drafts a 4year strategic plan

The Citizen’s Economic Empowerment Commission Has Developed A Four Year Draft Strategic Plan In Line With The Government’s Vision 2030 And The Sixth National Development Plan As Well As The Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act Number 9 Of 2006.

The Implementation Of The Strategic Plan Will Usher In A More Comprehensive And Co-Ordinated Manner To Deliver On The CEEC’S Mandate To Economically Empower The Citizens.
Speaking During The Stakeholders’ Consultative Conference On The Draft Strategic Plan For 2012-2016, CEEC Chairperson Overs Banda Says If The Strategic Plan Is Delivered, CEEC Will Effectively Deliver On Economic Empowerment Products And Services To The Citizens In A Broad Based Manner.
Dr Banda Has Appealed To Various Stakeholders To Critically Look At The Plan And See If CEEC Has Covered All The Areas It Was Supposed To Cover And Suggest Improvement To The Strategic Plan.
Meanwhile Dr Banda Has Disclosed That Between 2009 And 2011 CEEC Funded About 1,427projects Countrywide Amounting To 170billion Kwacha Under The Access To Finance Programme While More Than 180 Projects Totaling 12billion Kwacha Were Funded Under The Youth Empowerment Fund.
He Says Under The Preferential Procurement Statutory Instrument Number 36 In Place And Certification, CEEC Awarded About 352 Business Entities And Over 3,800individuals Were Sensitized In Business Management.
The CEEC Chairperson Has Further Noted That There Is Need To Change The Mindset Of Zambians From Looking To Be Employed To   Employing Others

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