Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba
Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba

Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba will represent President Edgar Lungu at the Africa-France Summit scheduled to take place in Bamako, Mali 14th January, 2017.

The summit will be preceded by the meeting of Foreign Ministers on 13 th January 2017.

The summit will be co- chaired by His Excellency Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita , President of the Republic of Mali and his French counterpart, Mr Francois Hollande.

This is contained in a press statement issued to ZANIS in Lusaka today by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations Officer, Dorcas Chileshe.

Ms. Chileshe said the main topics to be discussed at the summit include issues of peace and security, the economy and developments as well as appropriate responses to various challenges within those areas.

She disclosed that Mr. Kalaba and his entourage are expected to return home on the 16th January, 2017.

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9 COMMENTS

    • So how the fark is this really news??
      Is the fact that this civil servant – sorry party cadre will be getting allowances with zero benefit to Zambians really news??

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  1. Africa-France Summit…surely whats wrong with us Afrikans, look at the Afrofranco nations to this day they are enslaved by France where they are still forced to bank half of the reserves in the French tresuary. What is Kalaba even doing at such a summit?

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    • @3 Jay Jay, agreed!! May be this is a summit where some one especially from the Anglophone countries should tell France that its former colonies need genuine independence by freeing them to determine the destiny of their economies through free monetary and fiscal policies, divorcing them from the CFA and the French Treasury! May be this is the time to tell France that Francophone needs good governance and genuine democracy and nothing to do with the French operated Mafia system of Francafique where leadership of countries is determined by French politicians and french multinationals! Just examine the poor governance and instability in former french colonies! The French are not a people to get too close too, you have to play your cards very close to the chest. That is why Kagame has drawn…

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  2. waste of tax payers money…
    no benefit to zambia.the guy is just going to get allowances and enjoyment.
    franco phone – we are not in any league with them.
    what a dull foreign minister?

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  3. First you said, why doesn’t he delegate to Kalaba for some of these summits – he does just that and you are still busy insulting them having changed your goal posts. Bloggers let’s be serious and try to avoid being useless armchair critics who add no value to anything.

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