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Zambia Mulls Increasing Financial Inclusion for Rural Dwellers

Source: XinHua Net

The Zambian government said Tuesday it was working on raising the level of financial inclusion to enable people in rural areas to benefit from the growing financial sector.

Trevor Kaunda, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and National Planning in Charge of Monitoring and Evaluation, said the plan was to increase financial inclusion in rural areas from the current 50 percent to 75 percent.