Monthly Archives: June 2019

PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT PAID GLOWING TRIBUTE TO ZAMBIA

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pretoria 21st June, 2019

The Pan African Parliament (PAP) has paid glowing tribute to Zambia for being one of the hospitable countries to migrants on the African continent.
Vice President Honourable Chief Fortune Charumbira says Zambia has set good example of a country that practices ubuntu.
He said Zambia has provided equal employment and economic opportunities to migrants that have settled in the country from other countries.
Mr. Charumbira, who is also a Member of Parliament in Zimbabwe said Zambia has not given up on hosting migrant despite being a victim of hostile military attacks from neighbouring countries during the liberation struggle in the region.
He thanked Zambians for accommodating foreigners and living in harmony with its neighbours.
Mr. Charumbira further paid glowing to Zambia for being a pioneer of multi-party democracy on the continent.
He said the peaceful transition of power from the UNIP government in 1991 to date had set a good example to other countries.
Mr. Charumbira said Zambia has done well in her democratic dispension owing to the peaceful transfer of power from one President to the other.
He has since urged Zambians to continue doing the good work its known for.
Mr. Charumbira was speaking on the sidelines of the Commemoration of World Rufugee day held at the Pan African Parliament building in Midrand, South Africa.
And Zambia’s Acting High Commissioner to South Africa Maynard Misapa has called on Africans to find solutions to their problems.
He said there was need for leaders together with their followers to come together and find permanent solutions to the Continent’s problems.

Mrs Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary Press and Public Relations
Zambia High Commission South Africa
Press@zambiapretoria.net

PRESIDENT LUNGU TO ATTEND THE US-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT

PRETORIA-TUESDAY ,18TH JUNE 2019

President Edgar Lungu is scheduled to attend this year’s US- Africa business summit to be held in Maputo, Mozambique.
Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Malanji says President Lungu will have a one day working visit to Maputo on Wednesday to attend the 12th US-Africa business summit.

He said President Lungu will further hold bilateral talks with US government officials on the sidelines of the summit.

Mr. Malanji said the President was expected to return to Zambia on the same day.

He was speaking in Pretoria, South Africa enroute to Maputo, where he is leading a Zambian team comprising of government officials who include Commerce , Trade and Industry Minister Mr Christopher Yaluma.

Mr. Malanji said the US- Africa business forum was an important networking forum which needed to be strengthend through trade and investment policies.

He mentioned that Zambia has good support from the American government owing to the huge trade volumes between the two countries.

And Commerce ,Trade and Industry Minister Christopher Yaluma says Zambia would participate in the negotiations for the second phase of the AGOA agreement.

He noted that as the first phase of AGOA agreement was coming to an end, Zambia would be among countries that would negotiate for the second phase under the umbrella of the African Union.

He said that some Zambian companies have continued to export their products to the American market through AGOA

Mrs Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary Press and Public Relations
Zambia High Commission Pretoria South Africa
Press@zambiapretoria.net