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Zambia will continue to Promote and Uphold Women's Rights in Leadership says First Deputy Speaker Chisangano

The First Deputy Speaker Hon. Malungo A. Chisangano, MP says Zambia will continue to promote and uphold women’s rights in leadership as they are key stakeholders in nation building in any democratic dispensation.

Speaking in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she is leading a delegation from Zambia at the Africa Liberal Network Women’s Leadership Programme, Hon. Chisangano, MP said women are the key decision makers in any nation and that the training will help every Member of Parliament to exchange and sharpen ideas on what must be done in making women count in decision making.

ROLE OF PARLIAMENT FUNDAMENTAL TO A RESPONSIVE DEMOCRACY

His Excellency Mr. Michael Gonzales, Ambassador of the United States of America accredited to Zambia says the role that Parliaments play around the world is fundamental to the success of an accountable and responsive democracy.

He said this when he paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly the Rt Honourable Ms. Nelly B K Mutti, MP on Thursday 6th October, 2022 at Parliament Buildings.

PARLIAMENTARIANS URGED TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Rt. Hon. Nelly B K Mutti, MP has urged Members of Parliament to act on climate change issues. She said this during a tree planting exercise and a combined tour of Chawama, Matero and Mandevu Parliamentary Constituency Offices on Monday, 3rd October, 2022.

MINISTER OF FINANCE AND NATIONAL PLANNING PRESENTS 2023 NATIONAL BUDGET

The Honourable Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, MP, Minister of Finance and National Planning delivered the 2023 BUDGET to the National Assembly of Zambia on Friday 30th September, 2022 at Parliament Buildings.

YOUTH REPRESENTATION AND PARTICIPATION KEY IN PARLIAMENTS

Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Nelly B K Mutti, MP said Parliaments are key in increasing youth representation and participation in political processes.

She said this during the launch of the Zambia Youth Parliamentary Caucus (ZYPC) under the theme, “Bridging the Gap between Parliament and the Youth”, on Wednesday 28thSeptember, 2022at Parliament Buildings in Lusaka.

Newly Employed Constituency Office Staff get Oriented

Participants and facilitators pose for a photo before the commencement of the workshop

The Parliamentary Reforms Programme (PRP) Department of the National Assembly of Zambia recently conducted a series of orientation workshops for newly recruited staff in Constituency Offices. The most recent of these workshops was conducted in Kitweat plot 35 lodge from 12th to 15th September 2022.

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA PRESS RELEASE

The Acting Clerk of the National Assembly of Zambia wishes to inform the general public that following the Ministry of Health's decision to lift all COVID-19 restrictions, the National Assembly of Zambia has with immediate effect resumed educational and guided tours of Parliament Buildings weekly from Tuesday to Thursday.

SPEAKER MUTTI LAUNCHES THE FIRST EVER NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA RESEARCH AWARENESS WEEK

The Rt Hon Ms Nelly B.K Mutti, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, on Tuesday, 20th September, 2022, launched the first ever Research Awareness Weekat Parliament Buildings, under the theme “Scaling up the use of evidence among Parliamentarians”. The inaugural 2022 Research Awareness Week is scheduled to run from Tuesday, 20th to Thursday, 22nd September, 2022.

SPEAKER MUTTI PAYS TRIBUTE TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

The Rt. Honourable Nelly B K Mutti, MP, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia visited the residence of the British High Commissioner to sign in the late Queen’s book of condolences on Thursday, 15th September, 2022.

In paying respect on the demise of Her Majesty the Queen, the Rt. Hon Speaker described the late Queen Elizabeth II as an inspirational woman who devoted her life to service, serving the people of Great Britain and the Commonwealth Member States.

Deputy Speaker Chisangano Confers with Austrian Parliamentarians

Two Austrian Parliamentarians, Prof. Dr. Axel Kassegger, MP and Mr. Walter Asperl, MP today, 8th September, 2022 paid a courtesy call on the First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Hon. Malungo Chisangano, MP, at Parliament Buildings.

Their discussions bordered on previous partnerships between the Zambian and Austrian Parliaments and support rendered by the Austrian Parliament to the Zambian Parliament and the results that have been yielded this far.

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