Foreign Affairs Minister meets Diplomats

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji addressing Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia during the meeting at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji addressing Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia during the meeting at Mulungushi International Conference Centre

Government has appealed to the international community to assist Zambia coordinate peace and security efforts in the Southern African Community Development (SADC) region.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji said there is need for continued assistance to enable Zambia effectively fulfill her role as she assumes the Chairmanship of SADC Troika organ on politics, defence and security cooperation.

ZANIS reports that the minister said this when he met over 50 diplomats accredited to Zambia in Lusaka today.

Mr. Malanji said government values the existing friendly relations that it continues to enjoy with respective countries and development organisations.

He said Zambia is committed to promoting good governance, democratic principles, economic development and international peace and security.

The Minister said Zambia is ready to scale up its bilateral and multilateral cooperation with the international community as demonstrated by President Lungu’s heightened engagements with other countries.

He expressed optimism that Zambia will host more international organisations in addition to the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOC) in contributing to the economic, social and cultural development of Africa.

And in a vote of thanks, acting Dean of the Diplomatic Corp Apostolic Nuncio Julio Murat thanked Mr. Malanji for meeting the diplomats at short notice.

The Apostolic Nuncio said Zambia is a model to Africa and the world due to her prevailing peace and stability.

Ambassador Murat appealed to the international community to come to Zambia’s aid in taking care of the influx of refugees streaming into the country.

He said the diplomatic corp will continue to work with Zambia in promoting peace and socio-economic development.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji having a light moment High Commissioner of Kenya to Zambia Sophy Kombe during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji having a light moment High Commissioner of Kenya to Zambia Sophy Kombe during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji having a light moment High Commissioner of Botswana to Zambia Lenonaamang Mokalake during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs whilst of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chalwe Lombe (l) and South African High Commissioner Ms Mji (2nr) at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji having a light moment High Commissioner of Botswana to Zambia Lenonaamang Mokalake during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs whilst of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chalwe Lombe (l) and South African High Commissioner Ms Mji (2nr) at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji greets High Commissioner of Ghona to Zambia Margaret Ekur Prah during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji greets High Commissioner of Ghona to Zambia Margaret Ekur Prah during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji greets High Commissioner of Nigeria to Zambia Mahammad Kabir Umar during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
Minister of Foreign Affairs Joe Malanji greets High Commissioner of Nigeria to Zambia Mahammad Kabir Umar during the Diplomatic Corps and High Commissioners accredited to Zambia meet with the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs at Mulungushi International Conference Centre
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  1. From the little I have seen of this guy, he seems fit for purpose unlike so many other presidential appointees. That said, I have my reservations on the format and form of the engagement he used to be introduced to the diplomatic corps. It seems as if someone was asked to arrange a ‘meet-and -greet’ and took the instruction literary. A more settled less formal engagement like a cocktail seems like would have been more appropriate where the diplomatic corps get to interact amoungs themselves and he is able to mingle amongst themselves instead of this ‘classroom’ format arrangement.

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  2. Zambia is never short of leaders. Never think that you know it all and it’s only who could do it. Good luck Malanji

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  3. THE SITTING ARRANGEMENT WAS REALLY, REALLY, REALLY POOR. IT LOOKS LIKE A DOG MADE THE SITTING ARRANGEMENT. WHY DID THEY HAVE TO MAKE GUESTS TWIST THEIR NECKS TO SEE THE SPEAKER?

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  4. Harry Kalaba thought only him can be Foreign affairs minister,alas the opposite is the truth.look at how well Hon.Malanji has fitted there!!he is far much better than Harry Kalaba.they say “nobody has a monopoly of wisdom”.a country like Zambia has a lot of wise people who can replace any minister or even a president!!this is the reason why i laugh at Kainde who thinks that only him can lead Zambia properly-that is a lie!!we have big brains in our country!!Harry Kalaba never organized any meeting to have a chat with all diplomats the way Mr Malanji has done and that speaks volume!!HK IS NOW HISTORY IN OUR LOCAL POLITICS BECAUSE IN 2021 PF WONT ADOPT HIM TO STAND IN BAHATI AND HE WILL MOST LIKELY STAND ON NDC BUT HE CANNOT WIN IN LUAPULA UNDER NDC!!Kalaba should ask the former PF MP for…

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  5. Strange ba upndees, I dont see your comments, you are ashamed because an agenda has been set for you? Or you are mauless at the smart selection of Amb Malanji by smart HE Edgar?

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