President Edgar Lungu has assured the nation that government has put in place several measures to address the depreciation of the Kwacha.
President Lungu said that the Kwacha is now gaining against the US dollar and other major currencies because of the various measures that his administration has put in place.
The President was speaking at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly upon arrival from New York, where he went to attend the 70th UN General Assembly.
The Head of State said that he is in full control of the country and the economy.
The President has however called on all well meaning Zambians and professional associations to share solutions to the current economic problems.
And President Lungu has called on opposition political party leaders not to politicise his call for a day of National prayers and fasting slated for October 18, 2015.
The President said his call for prayers and fasting is genuine and means well to the nation.
President Lungu however urged those who are not interested in participating in the national event not to discourage others but simply stay away.
The President arrived from New York to a thunderous welcome at 09:45 Hours and was received by Vice President, Inonge Wina, Cabinet and Deputy Ministers, Service Chiefs, Senior Government and Party Officials.