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PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA ADDRESSES PARLIAMENT

The President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Hakainde Hichilema addressed Parliament on the progress made in the application of National Values and Principles on Friday, 15th March, 2024.
Please find below, the speech delivered by the President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Hakainde Hichilema.

President Hakainde Hichilema says government efforts are yielding dividends

President Hakainde Hichilema has addressed the third session of the thirteenth National Assembly on the progress made in the application of National values and principles as provided by the Republican constitution.

President Hichilema said that governments efforts to promote morality and human dignity, upholding good governance as well sustainable social economic development anchored on hard work is yielding dividends.

PRESIDENT HICHILEMA CONFERS SPEAKER MUTTI WITH THE STATUS OF STATE COUNSEL

Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti has been conferred with the status of State Counsel by the  President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Hakainde Hichilema. 

She was conferred with the status of State Counsel with four others namely; Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Jack Mwiimbu (MP), Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) Chairperson, Ms. Mwangala Zalomous, prominent Lusaka lawyer Abdullah Dudhia and Ms. Emily Mwanza Chibiya respectively. 

FINNISH MPs ON FINANCE COMMITTEE ENGAGE WITH ZAMBIAN COUNTERPART ON FISCAL OVERSIGHT

A delegation comprising nine Finnish Members of Parliament from the Finance Committee, led by Ms. Krista Mikkonen and accompanied by Finnish Ambassador to Zambia, Her Excellency Ms. Saana Halinen, undertook a diplomatic exchange visit to the National Assembly of Zambia on Monday, 11th March, 2023 at Parliament Buildings. The purpose of the visit was to share best practices and experiences in accountability and oversight with their Zambian counterpart, specifically the Planning and Budgeting Committee.

HONORABLE SPEAKER RECEIVES FRUIT PLANTS IN NATIONWIDE TREE PLANTING INITIATIVE

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, the Right Honorable Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, MP, FAPRA, yesterday received fruit plants from Ms. Elina Beverly Namukwanya, founder of the organization "Wampa Green Life" as part of efforts to help combat climate change.

HONOURABLE MUTTI INITIATES THE 'SPEAKER’S PLANT A TREE CHALLENGE'

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, the Right Honourable Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, MP, FAPRA, has initiated the “Speaker’s Plant a Tree Challenge” and has encouraged the Members of Parliament, staff of the National Assembly and the country at large to actively engage in tree planting activities in a bid to fight the negative effects of climate change.

GOVERNMENT DONATES 156 STARLINK KITS TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The National Assembly of Zambia has received a donation of 156 Starlink kits from the Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with Smart Zambia Institute. These kits are designated for distribution in all the parliamentary constituencies across the country.

9 FINNISH MPs TO DATE THE ZAMBIAN PARLIAMENT FOR DIPLOMATIC EXCHANGE

Ambassador of Finland to Zambia, Ms Saana Halinen has said that a delegation of nine Finnish Members of Parliament (MPs) from the Committee on Finance is scheduled to visit Zambia, with the aim of exchanging best practices with their Zambian counterparts from the Planning and Budgeting Committee, focusing on enhancing partnership and improving oversight of government spending.

RUSSIA, ZAMBIA TO ENHANCE BILATERAL TIES

The Russian Ambassador to Zambia, His Excellency, Mr Azim Yarakhmedo has reaffirmed Russia’s dedication to enhancing diplomatic collaboration with Zambia, highlighting the ongoing initiatives aimed at fortifying the relations between the two nations. He said this during a courtesy visit on the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia the Rt Hon Ms Nelly B.K Mutti, MP, FAPRA, on Monday, 19th February, 2024, at Parliament Buildings, where he led a delegation from the Russian Federation.

Sefulo Re-elected to the Bureau of the OACPS-EU

Zambia's Ms Sibeso K Sefulo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Mwandi Constituency has been re-elected to the Bureau of the Organisation of African, Caribbean States-European Union, marking a notable achievement in her diplomatic career. The re-election took place during the 64th Session of the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States Joint Parliamentary Assembly (OACPS) and the 1st Session of the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific-European Union Joint Parliamentary Assembly (OACPS-EU JPA) in Luanda, Angola.

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