Arlington, VA – Today, Enoh T. Ebong, Acting Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, led a U.S. Presidential delegation to Zambia that will attend the inauguration of President-elect Hakainde Hichilema on Tuesday, August 24.
“The people of Zambia exercised their political rights and voted in historic numbers in Zambia’s August 12 general elections. We congratulate them, and President-elect Hichilema, on this momentous occasion,” Ebong said. “Across the U.S. government, agencies such as USTDA look forward to building a strong bilateral relationship with Zambia as it strengthens the institutions that undergird its democracy.”
USTDA has a long history linking U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries such as Zambia. Over the last two decades, USTDA has supported 19 projects in Zambia, including recent support for the roll-out of solar microgrids and the development of the country’s renewable energy sector.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority infrastructure projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.
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