Zambia resumes issuance of new mining licenses

Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma
Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma
LUSAKA – Zambia has resumed the issuance of new mining licences, renewal and transfer of rights which it suspended in August last year, its mines minister said on Thursday.
Mines minister Christopher Yaluma said the government had since the suspension established new licensing regulations to improve the administration of mining and non-mining rights.
“In view of this development, I wish to declare the resumption of the issuance, renewal and transfer of mining rights and non-mining rights with effect from Monday,” Yaluma told a media briefing.

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