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.