Sunday, February 25, 2024

Turkey expresses desire to collaborate with Zambian National assembly


Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Turkey, Mr Bwalya Nondo presents a gift to Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Honourable Mr Ismail Kahraman in Ankara

Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ismail Kahraman has expressed desire to collaborate with the National Assembly of Zambia in advancing common interests of the two legislative institutions to enhance relations between Zambia and Turkey.

Mr Kahraman said the Grand National Assembly of Turkey stands ready to render technical assistance to the National Assembly of Zambia to build institutional capacity.

The Speaker made the pronouncement when he conferred with Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Turkey, Mr Bwalya Nondo at Parliament buildings in Ankara yesterday.

Mr Kahraman who also expressed concern about the low trade volumes between Zambia and Turkey, called for measures to ensure that the trend was reversed.

Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Honourable Mr Ismail Kahraman confers with Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Turkey, Mr Bwalya Nondo in Ankara

He underscored the need for a direct flight between the two countries as one of the catalysts to boost trade levels.

And Mr Nondo stressed the need for institution to institution cooperation between the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and the National Assembly of Zambia to enhance good parliamentary practices and resolution of common challenges.

Mr Nondo stated that the National Assembly of Zambia is currently implementing reforms aimed at enabling the legislature to enhance accountability, transparency and good governance.

He said the Zambian Parliament was seeking cooperation with the Turkish Parliament to strengthen the capacity of Parliamentary Committees in scrutinizing bills and providing oversight to the executive and enhancement of the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in parliamentary operations.

Mr Nondo said other areas of cooperation sought included the upgrading of security systems and infrastructure in Parliament and enhancement of the capacity of parliamentary staff in order for them to effectively support the work of Members of Parliament (MPs).

Mr Nondo further thanked Turkey for its increasing role in rendering assistance to developing countries, including Zambia.

He also wished the people of Turkey well in the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for June 24, 2018.

Issued by Jerry Munthali
First Secretary (Press)


  1. Lets go for IT

    Europeans knows a LOT that Africans dont by DNA

    You cant compare whites and blacks, Whites by DNA are intellectually more intelligent and mr often than not will know how to sail the ship when the tide is hazardous

    On behalf of EVERYONE and ALL zambians we support his partnering

    I hold a PhD



    • Mushota, you are diagnosed with Racial sickness.
      When did you get your free PhD and from which university?
      Turkey are turks and not white.
      There is a dictatorship under Erdogen.

      learn A B C of politics before commenting on everything LT reports about.

    • Munthali

      Turks are Caucasian, Mediterranean, Asian, nearly pretty much all are 95% are Sunnis, they do not classify themselves as Caucasian and or Asian BUT
      Bisecting it from Africa’s point of view they ARE Whites, yes I get it that if you again bisect the word whites they dont fall into it by virtue of that not being Caucasian.

      Being broight up in Zambia, I was to belve that, there are Whites, Blacks and Asians everything lese is a version or descendant from these three- do you agree?

      So I would term them as White Muslims.

      Am I wrong?



  2. How is this news…Turkey is a dictatorship….try opposing President Erdo?an and you will see how you will disappear!!!

    • Jayajay with another predictable hallucination.

      And what meaning do you expect from this delusional critic with your delusionally self-important statements of unknowing, inexperienced opinion to have on his Majesty President Lungu ?

      What fantasy do you hold that you would believe that your tiny-fisted tantrums would have more weight than that of a leprous desert rat, spinning rabidly in a circle, waiting for the bite of the snake

      You are a waste of flesh Jay Jay – respect my president . You have no rhythm. You are ridiculous and obnoxious. You are the moral equivalent of a leech. You are a living emptiness, a meaningless void. You are sour and senile. You are perpetually delusional

      I demand you withdraw your senile predictable misplaced statement or I will scold you…

    • @ Jay Jay
      PLEASE try to convince her to go for holiday to Turkey.
      We may get lucky.
      With her “intellect” (LoL) she will be either jailed for 45 years or appointed human rights minister.
      Either way, she will be off line

  3. Please teach Hazardous MPs not to boycott sittings and go to South Africa to see partners of HH in crime and Prof. Hanson and Prof. Handulo. The tribal MPs cannot debate issues in parliament.

  4. I’m just wondering which Christian Church Mr Bwalya Nondo goes to? Muslims from Turkey find many mosques in Zambia but I’m not sure if Mr Nonde ever asked to engage with the Turkish government about religion issues. We cannot have a meaningful relationship with Turkey if our Christian region is not discussed. Mr Nonto stop showing your infirrioty and confront them with Christianity issues. We sent u there not to become a Muslim but to teach them about Jesus Christ.

  5. pansaka tapabula chiwelewele.
    I am sure bonse pano mwalishibe chiwelewe twakwata.
    ati I hold a phd. lmfao. in wildest dreams
    I don’t know what your deal is, but I am tracking you and then you’ll be exposed.
    you spew so much in support of lungu. that’s the only agenda you push on this forum
    take a step back and do a self assessment. how do you sleep at night? ninsala ayi?

  6. With elections coming up in June, should turkey be learning from Zambia on how the opposition local here is sharing in governance For them the opposition,its slim if they could even think of even having a chance of beating the Erdogans AKP in these upcoming elections So in terms of democracy and political party participation Turkey yes has much to learn and Zambia is much better ,though the two countries are facing similar economic struggles in rates and Unemployment but them turkey are much dearer and making every effort to find trading partners and reverse their losses into gains to re position So Zambia must also give and take

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