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FIRST DEPUTY SPEAKER OFFICIATES AT THE AFRICAN POT

First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Honourable Malungo A Chisangano, MP officiates at the induction training for Members of Parliament on monitoring, evaluation and the African Parliamentary oversight tool (African Pot) on Monday, 11th October, 2021, at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Lusaka.

Speaker of the National Assembly confers with British High Commissioner to Zambia

The British High Commissioner to Zambia, Nicholas Woolley today Monday, 11th October, 2021 paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Right Honourable Nelly Mutti, MP, at Parliament Buildings. A wide range of issues were discussed during the courtesy call including the British Government’s support to the National Assembly and Zambia’s Government as a whole going forward, the fight against corruption and female representation in Parliament.

NPC determined to strengthen relations with NAZ

The Chairperson of the National People’s Congress (NPC) sent his congratulations to the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia (NAZ) through His Excellency Mr Li Jie, Chinese Ambassador to Zambia who passed on the message when he paid a courtesy call on the Rt. Honourable Ms Nelly B K Mutti, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021, at Parliament Buildings.

EBENEZER "THUS FAR THE LORD HAS HELPED US"

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Honourable Nelly B K Mutti, MP participated in the National Ecumenical Thanksgiving Prayers for peaceful elections that were held in Zambia on 12th August, 2021.  The prayers were held at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross Church on Sunday, 19th September, 2021 in Lusaka under the theme “Thus far the Lord has helped us”.

The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Hakainde Hichilema was also part of the thanks giving prayers.

WORLD CONFERENCE OF SPEAKERS ADOPTS DECLARATION FOR MORE EFFECTIVE GLOBAL SOLIDARITY

The world’s top legislators gathered in Vienna, Austria this week for the first major in-person international parliamentary meeting in over 18 months. The Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament brought together close to 100 Speakers from some 115 national parliaments and the heads of over a dozen regional and other parliamentary organizations.

Commonwealth Speakers discuss global pandemic recovery at ‘in-person’ Fifth World Speakers Conference in Vienna

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Deputy Secretary-General, Jarvis Matiya, attended the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and hosted by the Parliament of Austria in Vienna from 6 – 8 September 2021. Many Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers attended the conference which was held on the theme of ‘Parliaments for peace, people and planet’ and was the first time that many Speakers and Parliamentarians have been able to gather in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA OPENS THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 13TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

President Hakainde Hichilema officially opened the First Session of the 13th National Assembly on Friday, 10th September, 2021.

Find below, the full speech delivered by the President.............

The National Assembly of Zambia elects its first Female Speaker of the House

The Thirteenth National Assembly of Zambia, has today Friday, 3rd September, 2021, made history when the House elected its first female Speaker of the National Assembly Honourable Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, MP. Other Presiding Officers of the National Assembly that have been elected are the First Deputy Speaker Honourable Attractor Malungo Chisangano, MP and Second Deputy Speaker Honourable Moses F Moyo,MP, an Independent Member of Parliament for Luangeni Constituency.

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