Visit to Zambia by the Parliamentary Delegation of the House of Councillors of Japan

  The parliamentary delegation of the House of Councillors of Japan, Mr. MAITACHI Shoji and Mr. AOYAMA Shigeharu, visited Zambia to research Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) from 3rd to 6th September 2023. During their stay in Lusaka and Livingstone, the delegation visited Japan’s ODA project sites such as the University of Zambia, the Kanyama Hospital, the Kazungula Bridge and the Livingstone Museum. The delegation also paid a courtesy call on Hon. Situmbeko Musokotwane, Minister of Finance and National Planning, and exchanged opinions on Japan’s cooperation to date and future possible cooperation.
*The ODA Projects sites the delegation visited are the following:
■ School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia
- Clinical Studies Enhancement Project for School of Veterinary Medicine (Technical Cooperation)
■ Kalingalinga Clinic
- Project for Strengthening Access to Quality of Integrated TB Prevention, Management in High TB/HIV Burden Community in Lusaka (Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects)
■ Kanyama Level One Hospital
- Project for Upgrading Lusaka Health Centres to District Hospitals (Phase 2) (Grant Aid)
- Project for Strengthening Management Capacity of the General Hospitals in Lusaka District (Technical Cooperation)
■ Amala Vocational School
- Project for Construction of Amala Vocational School for Vulnerable Orphans and Disabled Children in Chongwe District, Lusaka Province (Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project)
■ Kazungula Bridge and One-Stop-Border-Post (OSBP)
  • Kazungula Bridge Construction Project (ODA Loan)
■ Livingstone Museum
Project for the Improvement of Equipment for Research, Conservation, Exhibition and Education at the Livingstone Museum (Grant Aid)