Speaker Mutti Leads Celebration as Zambia's Parliament Marks 100 Years

The National Assembly of Zambia commemorated 100 years of existence on Wednesday 22nd May 2024. 

Speaker of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti says despite some challenges, Zambia’s Parliament has become a cornerstone of democracy and a central institution through which the will of the people is expressed. 

During the ceremony,  Speaker Mutti announced that effective next year, May 23rd will be commemorated as Parliament Day annually.

Speaking during the commemoration of the 100 years of the National Assembly’s existence, Wednesday 22nd May 2024, Speaker Mutti said the National Assembly of Zambia had evolved significantly from its inception, emerging as a robust institution that embodies the principles of democracy.

The Zambian legislature known as the Legislative Council was established in Livingstone, the first Capital City of Northern Rhodesia in 1924.

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