President Edgar Lungu has created three more districts namely Lunte, Kanchibiya and Kafushimana in Northern and Muchinga provinces.
Minister of Local Government, Vincent Mwale has announced this in Parliament in a Ministerial statement.
Mr. Mwale said the President has acted in fulfillment of his campaign promise.
He said government will in the next seven days establish councils for the three new districts.
Mr. Mwale said creation of the new districts will help improve service delivery in the areas.
He also encouraged councils in the country to work hard in order to upgrade their status.
Mr. Mwale said councils that wish to upgrade their status should apply to the Ministry of Local government.