President Edgar Lungu has directed provincial ministers to write quarterly reports and submit to him on the performance of government operations and projects .
The Head of State said periodic reports would help him and government to address the challenges facing provincial administrations and government departments in executing government programmes.
ZANIS reports that President Lungu said this during a cabinet meeting held at State House in Lusaka today.
“I want periodical reports say quarterly from you provincial ministers because this will assist us to know what challenges you’re facing and how we can address them,” Mr. Lungu said.
And President Lungu said he expects new ideas from the newly appointed ministers to help government deliver services to people.
The president challenged the ministers to interpret government policies and ensure that programmes and projects are executed to benefit the people of Zambia.
Vice President Inonge Wina, Secretary to Cabinet Roland Msiska, Attorney General Likando Kalaluka, Zambia Revenue Authority Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda, Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Bwalya Ngandu were among those that attended the cabinet meeting at State House.
Gender Minister Victoria Kalima did not attend the cabinet meeting as she is yet to be sworn in.