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About The Ministry

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Housing, and Urban Development was restructured in September 2021 by His Excellency Mr. Hakainde Hichilema.

It was previously called the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development having been created in September 2016 by the 6th President, His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

However, in September 2021, following the creation and re-alignment of Ministries by President Hichilema to improve efficiency in government operations, one of the re-organization measures was the restructuring of the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development to now be called the Ministry of Infrastructure, Housing, and Urban Development.


“A Nation with quality, modern, resilient and affordable Housing and Public Infrastructure for inclusive sustainable Socio-Economic Development”

Mission Statement

“To facilitate the provision of adequate, affordable and quality infrastructure”


“To have essential Public Infrastructure and Affordable Housing across the Country in order to accelerate Socio-Economic Development”



Building and Construction Industry Policy
Government Housing Policy
Insurance of Government Property
Maintenance Policy
National Housing Policy
Office Accommodation and Maintenance Services
Public Asset Management Policy
Public Infrastructure Development
Quantity Survey
Urban Development Policy
Valuation of Government Property

And the following bodies are under the Ministry;

Statutory Bodies/Institutions:
Kazungula Bridge Authority
National Council for Construction
National Housing Authority
Road Development Agency

  • Road Infrastructure
  • Urban and Rural Housing