Pretoria- Monday 30th April 2019.
Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, Hon. Inonge Wina has commended the SADC region for growing its democracy.
Speaking when she received Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Joseph Malanji, Hon. Inonge Wina stated that she was hopeful that South Africa will hold a free, fair and peaceful elections.
She said a few SADC member states including Malawi, Bostwana and Madagscar elections in 2019.
And Hon Malanji who is also the Head of the SADC Elctoral Observer Mission for the 2019 National and Provincial elections in South Africa, said President Edgar Lungu appointed 48 election observers drawn from the SADC member states.
He also disclosed that President Lungu had appointed former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Kabinga Pande as his alternate as SADC Head of Electoral Observer Mission.
Meanwhile Hon. Wina said she missed the auspicious occasion held to celebrate the 95 Birthday of President kenneth Kaunda.
She wished Dr. Kaunda many more happy returns and good health.
Mrs. Wina is in South Africa to do her scheduled medical check up.
Mrs. Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary for Press and Public Relations
Zambia High Commission