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Zambia Youth to benefit from EU Funds

Economy Zambia Youth to benefit from EU Funds

President Edgar Lungu having a light moment with European Union Ambassador Alessandro MARIANI and Germany Ambassador Achim Burkart (l) at State House
Zambia is among African countries that will benefit from the 44 billion euros allocated by the European Union – EU- to African Countries to finance bankable projects for youths.

EU Head of Mission to Zambia, Alessandro Mariani says investing in youths is a precondition for a positive and sustainable future.

Speaking in Lusaka during an EU-Zambia Partnership Media Breakfast, Mr. Mariani paid tribute to Zambia for its contribution to providing peace and security in Central African Republic.

He further said the forthcoming 5th AU-EU Summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast will provide an excellent opportunity to further strengthen partnerships at a time when there is profound transformation in Europe and Africa.

Mr. Mariani explained that priorities for the Summit include stronger political relationships based on a shared vision and mutual interest.

And Center for Environmental Justice Legal Officer, Felistus Mumba has emphasized the need for universal access to quality education and job creation.

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