President Edgar Lungu is among the more than 100 global leaders attending the official opening of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York.
On top of the agenda at the United Nations General Assembly is movements of refugees and migrants.
And President Edgar Lungu says government has developed the diaspora policy to obtain benefits from Zambians across the globe through the duo citizenship.
The Head of State says Zambia recognizes the challenges that come with refugees but added that there are benefits that come with refugees and other migrants.
President Lungu was speaking when he co-chaired a round table discussion with the President of Slovenia Borut Pahor on addressing drivers of migration, particularly large movements and highlighting the positive contribution of migrants.
The President says there’s need to address drivers of migration such as climate change and instability.