TRANSPORT and Communication’s minister Mutotwe Kafwaya has accused politicians of being behind the protests by some truck drivers.
Speaking in Chingola when he checked on the truckers, Mr Kafwaya said Government is aware that some political party leaders are inciting the drivers to gain support from Zambians.
The minister further said that Government is aware that some politicians sponsored some drivers to protest.
“Political leaders who maybe behind the protests should devise proper messages instead of inciting economic sabotage to gain support from Zambians,” he said.
Mr Kafwaya urged the drivers to air out their grievances through proper channels.
And Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga said a person believed to be the ring leader has been arrested.
She warned those behind the protests that police will bring to book those breaking the law.
President Edgar Chagwa Lungu appreciates role of Chiefs in Governance
President Edgar Lungu receives credentials of three new ambassadors to Zambia
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has called on Diplomats accredited to Zambia to dedicate their time and energy to exploring and discovering more areas of mutual economic interest and cooperation.
Speaking when he received letter of credence from the Ambassadors accredited to Zambia, at State House yesterday, President Lungu assured the diplomats that this government is keen to develop new areas of cooperation with other countries in various sectors of mutual interest.
“I wish to heartily congratulate your Excellencies, on your appointments as Ambassadors accredited to Zambia. Allow me to accept your letters of credence,” President Lungu said.
“Your excellencies, although the world economy is still grappling with the negative effects of the covid-19 pandemic, my government is keen to develop new areas of cooperation with your respective countries in various sectors of mutual interest.”
President Lungu also assured the diplomats of his government’s support and cooperation as they carry out their duties in Zambia.
The Diplomats who presented their letters of Credence to President Lungu were: Mr. Ali Abdullah Salim Al Mahruqi, Ambassador designate of the Sultanate of Oman Mrs. Charity Charamba, Ambassador designate of the Republic of Zimbabwe Mr Francois Goldbiatt, Ambassador designate of the Republic of France.