Monday, 4 October 2021
Minister of Technology and Science Felix Mutati says research component through local internet connectivity in the country is a key driver for Science and technology which must be embraced.
He was speaking today when Zambia Research and Education Network (ZAMREN) paid a curtesy call at the ministry this afternoon.
He has applauded ZAMREN for using science and technology through provision of fast and efficient internet connectivity to local education and research learning institutions.
Mr. Mutati said the ministry has taken keen interest to work with ZAMREN through exchange of science and technology initiatives as some of the ongoing interventions implemented (by ZAMREN) are already reflecting as outlined in the ministry’s plan.
ZAMREN CEO Stein Mkandawire said without connectivity, Science and technology will not be efficient, because researchers and students have to suffer a setback in pursuing academic and research activities.
Mr. Mkandawire said the ZAMREN Internet connectivity services is being used by different institutions in the ten provinces across the country at fast data speed and cost effective rate.
Ministry of Higher Education