By Maimbo Mweemba
Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Stanely Kakubo says Zambia remains committed to economic diplomacy and multi-literalism to safeguard the interests of its people.
Mr Kakubo said this is why it is important that designated diplomats go through training in the Governments quest to enhance operations in its mission.
He said the Ministry, through the Zambia Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (ZIDIS) will adequately provide the appropriate skills to ensure that the officers are well versed and ready to serve for the betterment of the people.
Mr Kakubo said Zambia’s Missions play a critical role in the country’s development process through, among other functions, the promotion of investment to Zambia.
Mr Kakubo, said this through Permanent Secretary for Administration Mr Chembo Mbula, who made remarks during the official opening of the training program scheduled for April19th to 29th, 2022 for Diplomats at ZIDIS in Lusaka.
He also underscored the Government’s resolve to pursuing a foreign policy based on mutual interest and respect.