Choma Central Member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa has praised the Patriotic Front-PF administration under the leadership of President Lungu for enhancing interaction between the opposition members of parliament and senior government officials.
Mr Mweetwa said the peaceful interaction between opposition MPs and senior government officials under President Lungu enables MPS to work closely with the government in improving the livelihoods of the people in their constituencies.
He said opposition MPs are now able to freely attend national events as well as developmental gatherings because of the change the PF administration has brought about were interaction of MPs and government officials is concerned.
Speaking when he addressed farmers at the Choma Diary association project launch in Choma yesterday, Mr Mweetwa said the PF administration deserves to be commended for enhancing interaction of the opposition MPs and senior government officials in the country.
“I wish to praise the government for bringing about change in the interaction of the opposition MPs and senior government officials which was a great challenge in the past”, he said.
Mr Mweetwa said MPs are a part of government because they belong to the three arms of governance as law makers, hence the need for them to work closely with the government of the day.
He however, urged opposition MPs in the country to respond positively to the peaceful environment the PF administration has created in order to enhance development in the country.
And speaking earlier, Chief Singani of the tonga speaking people in southern province people said it is good to hear an opposition MP praising government for promoting interaction for the sake of development.
Chief Singani said traditional leaders also feel good to see the peaceful political atmosphere the PF administration is promoting in the country.
Chief Singani added that as a traditional leader he is non- partisan and working closely with the government of the day.