Chipata Municipal Council in foreign partnership

Chipata Municipal Council and the city of Molndal in Sweden have entered into a partnership to focus on the future of the youths in the two Cities.

The flagging off ceremony of the project worth 2.4 million Swedish Crooners took place this morning at Chipata Municipal council.

Speaking during the ceremony Chipata Mayor, Sinoya Mwale says the project, which started in January will end in December 2018.

Mr. Mwale explained that the project focuses on Youth Democracy, Enhancing youth knowledge of culture and leisure and interactive sessions for teachers and pupils from both cities in the chosen pilot schools.

He appealed to the Swedish partners to help enhance youths with information technology skills especially at the ones at the newly opened youth Centre in Kapata area.

And city of Molndal Deputy Mayor, Stefan Gustafsson says the partnership with Chipata Municipal council will go a long way in assisting youths from the two cities share knowledge and information and get involved in issues of governance.

The delegation from Swiden also donated 17 laptops and 16 Ipads to Mpezeni Park and Damview Primary schools, which are selected in the pilot program.

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