Zambia’s representatives are tomorrow expected in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a conference aimed at addressing the challenge of financing.

Heads of States and governments and high level representatives from various countries will gather in Addis Ababa from 13th to 16 July 2015 to reaffirm their commitment to address the challenge of financing and creating an enabling environment for sustainable development in the spirit of global partnership and solidarity.

ZANIS reports that Lusaka District commissioner Davison Mulenga disclosed the development today .

This was during the global day of action on financing for development itinerary in Lusaka’s Chawama Township.

Mr. Mulenga affirmed government’s strong political commitment to addressing the challenge of financing in the country.

The DC stressed that the main goal of the Addis Ababa ‘ indaba’ would be to end poverty and hunger in the sub region in order to achieve sustainable development in its three dimensions through promoting social inclusion.

He said government will ensure human rights are respected including the right to development.

Meanwhile National coordinator for the Campaigning for sustainable development, Dennis Nyati has urged African leaders to invest in education rather than in weapons.

Mr. Nyati said this is because education will unlock potential of millions of people especially brilliant young minds if given a chance to education.

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  1. What does a Pf cadre know about challenges of African financing to end poverty and hunger and informing the nation that Zambia is sending envoys to the talks in Addis-Ababa. There better government sources and persons concerned to diseminate and inform the nation about such important matters. This is not an assemble for devicing use of ‘Pangas’ or shooting innocent Zambians at political rallies. PF need to be systematic in disemination of information to the nation.

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    • The PF district commissioner is now the one taking over on commenting on national financing. What happened to Chikwanda and other useless, silent PF ministers? Which month are elections in 2016?
      We know Kambwili was at funeral of his friend Jerabo leader at notorious Nkana stadium.

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  2. What a waste of money. Air fares,accommodation and allowances. How is the trip going to improve finance g in Zambia! Nothing at all

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  3. It is so “crucial” that necessitate to send political non-com without any diplomatic or financial back-ground instead of utilizing “expertise”of our diplomats in Addis Ababa?

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