Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the PF Government to stop crying about the record Kwacha depreciation but to start providing viable solutions.
The breached the K 9 to a US dollar mark, falling to an all time low and becoming the worst performing currency in te world.
In his Facebook posting, Mr Hichilema said those in authority must show leadership and put in place measures to arrest the situation.
He said addressing the rising cost of living due to the ever falling Kwacha is what should preoccupy the country and not fixing political opponents.
Mr Hichilema Zambians should by now be having serious policy announcements on tackling economic issues and ongoing job losses in various sectors.
“We can no longer remain an import dependant country when we have vast resources that just need even minimal value additions for export and earn foreign exchange to stabilise the Kwacha,” he said.
“We can’t continue crying and complaining without viable solutions being put in place by those in authority.”