Turkish Ambassador Sebnem Incesu Fosters Turkey- Zambia Bilateral Ties

Turkish Ambassador to Zambia, Her Excellency Sebnem Incesu, on Tuesday 25th April, 2017 paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia Rt. Hon. Justice, Dr. Patrick Matibini, SC, MP. Ambassador Incesu’s visit was intended to foster and strengthen bilateral ties between Turkey and Zambia.


Newly created Lufubu Constituency was treated to hive of activities on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017.  The National Assembly under its Reform Praogramme dubbed “taking Parliament closer to the people” conducted a road show aimed at sensitizing the constituents on the Constituency office and the work of the National Assembly.


Youth engagement is the key to increased political participation, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Secretary-General

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has underlined the crucial role that parliament can play in encouraging youth engagement in the political process, especially with the 60% of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth who are aged under 30, during a visit to the CPA Singapore Branch and the Parliament of Singapore.


Clerk of the National Assembly, Mrs Doris Katai K Mwiinga has implored the National Assembly football team to work hard and earn promotion to the premier league in 2018. She said the team deserves to play in the elite league of Zambian Football in the 2018 season.

Mrs Mwinga has told the players that they should not only play for promotion but to out-class their competitors in the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Division One Zone 1 during the 2017 season.

CPAPD Vice President commends Zambia’s Parliamentary Reform Programme

Vice President of the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), His Excellency Mr. Yu Hongjun, has commended the National Assembly of Zambia for the Parliamentary Reform Programme that it has embarked on.

Closing the gender gap and promoting equality in social, economic and political issues is the renewed focus for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians in South-East Asia

Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) from the South-East Asia Region have highlighted a number of key issues on the theme of ‘Women and Development: Bridging the Gap’ at the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians South-East Asia Regional Seminar held at the Parliament of Malaysia.

The IPU condemns the Israeli “Regulation Law” and calls for its abolition

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on Wednesday April 5th, 2017, unanimously condemned the legitimization of the settlement by the so called “Regulation Law” and called for the repeal of this law. The law violates international law and constitutes a great danger and negatively affects the peace process in the Middle East, Internationally, namely the achievement of a two-state solution.

Press Release: Protect spaces for sport and promote physical activity, says report on global goals

Governments and local authorities that invest in sport can help to reduce spiralling health costs and promote education, social cohesion and gender equality, according to a new report from the Commonwealth.

Protecting green spaces in towns and cities, ring-fencing school budgets for physical education, and empowering women and girls through sport, are among a set of policy prescriptions in the report published today, on International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.


Speaker of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, SC, MP has called on world Parliamentarians to have a collective responsibility to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and well-being.

World MPs in drive to end extreme inequalities

Dhaka, 6 April 2017
Expressing grave concern with the extreme political, social and economic inequalities prevalent in the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for immediate action to reverse this trend and leave no one behind.