Chief Government spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga has refuted claims that negotiations for civil servants salaries have collapsed.
Ms Mulenga says negotiations will resume soon since government is committed to ensure that civil servants have a favourable conditions of service.
ZANIS reports that in an interview in Kalulushi District in Copperbelt province , today, she said Government was very committed to empowering its people.
She has urged civil servants to be patient as they await government’s talks with the unions on the matter.
Ms Mulenga who is also Miniser of information and broadcasting says government will broaden the revenue base before salaries get increased.
She Mulenga was reacting to sentiments from the Zambia Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) president Chishimba Nkole who said that negotiations for civil servants had collapsed.