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Minister of Finance proposes K41.9 billion supplementary budget

Minister of Finance and National Planning Hon. Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane has recommended a K 41.9 billion supplementary budget to the National Assembly of Zambia mostly dedicated to government’s response interventions to the drought. 

WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION FOR DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA CALL FOR MORE WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL AFFAIRS

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), Regional Director for Africa Mr. Michael Nevin has called for more women participation in political matters as this is key in facilitating their direct engagement in public decision making. He was speaking during a courtesy call paid on the First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Malungo A Chisangano, MP, on Wednesday, 19th June, 2024 at Parliament Buildings.

JCTR Meets with First Deputy Speaker to Discuss Climate Action and Collaboration

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) said its courtesy visit to the First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Malungo A Chisangano, MP, marks a significant step towards collaboration on climate change and environmental management initiatives. The meeting held at the Parliament Buildings on 17th June, 2024, aimed to identify areas for joint efforts in addressing climate change issues.

SPEAKER NELLY MUTTI ADMITTED TO THE INNER BAR

Chief Justice Mumba Malila, yesterday June, 17th 2024, called the Right Honourable Speaker Hon. Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti and others to the inner bar following the conferment of the rank and dignity of State Counsel by the Republican President Mr. Hakainde Hichilema on March, 13th 2024.

SPEAKER VISITS PETAUKE CENTRAL MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT HON EMMANUEL JAY BANDA IN HOSPITAL

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Friday, June 14th, 2024 - The Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Hon. Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, SC., MP, FAPRA, visited Petauke Central Independent Member of Parliament Hon. Mr. Emmanuel Jay Banda at the Maina Soko Hospital where he is hospitalized.

Speaker Nelly Mutti, informed the House that she would visit Hon. Emmanuel Jay Banda in order to see how he is recuperating and also to get first-hand information about his medical condition.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA HOSTS OLYMPIC MOVEMENT SYMPOSIUM

The National Assembly of Zambia hosted an international symposium on the Olympic Movement, marking the first-ever planting of an olive tree at a Parliament in Africa.

The ceremony, led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, the Rt Hon Nelly B.K Mutti, SC, MP, FAPRA took place on Thursday 13th June, 2024 at the Parliament buildings.

Speaker Mutti, said the olive tree, originating from Archaia, Olympia in Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, represents a significant gesture of international solidarity symbolizing peace respect, victory and honour.

Speaker Mutti Urges EAZ to Enhance Research and Strengthen Economic Contributions

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, the Rt Hon Nelly B.K Mutti, SC, MP, FAPRA has urged the Economic Association of Zambia (EAZ) to fulfill its role as a professional body by providing insights to the government and other institutions, including the National Assembly, on how to improve the country’s economic performance.

She said this when the newly elected Economic Association of Zambia Board paid a courtesy call on her on Monday, 10th June, 2024, at Parliament Buildings.

National Assembly holds first ever knowledge exchange workshop for Presiding Officers

The National Assembly of Zambia held its first ever knowledge exchange workshop which brought together current and former presiding officers including the Speaker of the Parliament of Zimbabwe and the former Speaker of Uganda.

The workshop which was organised under the auspices of the newly established Institute for Parliamentary Studies and Training (IPST), was aimed at sharing experiences among current and former presiding officers to ensure effective and efficient conduct of business in Parliament.

National Assembly of Zambia embarks on Parliamentary News Reporting workshops for Eastern Journalists

The National Assembly of Zambia, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and BBC Media Action, organized a two-day pioneering media training workshop in Chipata, Eastern Province. This is in a bid to enhance accurate and factual media coverage of Parliamentary proceedings and also deepen the understanding of the legislative process among journalists.

Speaker Mutti Leads Celebration as Zambia's Parliament Marks 100 Years

The National Assembly of Zambia commemorated 100 years of existence on Wednesday 22nd May 2024. 

Speaker of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti says despite some challenges, Zambia’s Parliament has become a cornerstone of democracy and a central institution through which the will of the people is expressed. 

During the ceremony,  Speaker Mutti announced that effective next year, May 23rd will be commemorated as Parliament Day annually.

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