Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, The Rt. Hon. Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, MP, has urged Parliaments to strengthen the implementation mechanisms on resolutions made at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Africa Region Annual General Meeting. She emphasized that there is need to actualize the implementation mechanisms in the respective Parliaments.

Speaker Mutti said this when she delivered the vote of thanks at the 52nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Conference that was held in Freetown, Sierra Leone from 3rd to 9th June, 2022.  She also encouraged fellow women delegates to contest the various vacant positions in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in order to reduce the gender parity.

The conference that was held under the theme “The Role of African Parliaments in Building Inclusive Society to Counter Growing Insecurity in Africa” was officially opened by His Excellency Brigadier General Julius Maada Womie Bio (Rtd), President of the Sovereign Republic of Sierra Leone. 

The Speaker’s delegation to the conference included Dr Christopher Kalila, MP, Mr Misheck Nyambose, MP and Ms Marjorie Nakaponda, MP.