In a recent media breakfast meeting held on Monday, 21st August, 2023 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, the Right Honourable Nelly B. K. Mutti, MP, FAPRA, Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, aimed to strengthen the relationship between the National Assembly, the media, and the people of Zambia.

During the meeting, Speaker Mutti engaged with journalists, discussing parliamentary issues and expressing gratitude for support from the European Union and United Nations Development Programme.

Speaker Mutti highlighted Pillar 2 of the National Assembly's Communication Strategy, focusing on improving the public's perception of parliamentary activities. She emphasized the role of journalists in informing the Zambian people about these proceedings. To enhance transparency and communication, she launched her official Facebook page and X (Twitter) handle, intending to directly engage with the public, share updates, and make announcements related to parliamentary activities.

Madam Speaker stressed the importance of professionalism and ethical reporting among journalists when covering parliamentary matters, aiming to provide reliable and transparent information to the public. The media breakfast meeting marked a milestone in promoting collaboration between the National Assembly, journalists, and the public, with the goal of increasing transparency, accountability and trust in the Parliamentary system.

The initiatives of Speaker Mutti, including her social media presence, aim to encourage open communication between Parliament, the media, and the citizens of Zambia, ultimately promoting an informed and engaged society in the democratic process. You can find Madam Speaker on Facebook at Speaker Nelly B. K. Mutti and on X (Twitter) @SpeakerMutti.

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