Local Government Commission Chairperson Amos Musonda has called for confidentiality and hard work among civic servants.
Mr. Musonda says together with integrity and professionalism, civil servants must abide to these guidelines and any departure to this etiquettes amounts to indiscipline and misconduct.
Mr. Musonda noted that some civil servants ‘feel’ they are highly educated therefore opt to frustrate efforts of government and the civil service contrary to their calling.
ZANIS reports that the Local Government Commission Chairperson said this in Chongwe district today during a five-day orientation workshop for 116 newly recruited District AIDS Coordination advisors (DACA).
The Chairperson said as the country has not been spared by the HIV/AIDS pandemic which he said has continued to rob the nation of productive people, government has resolved to fight HIV/AIDS in a coordinated manner starting with people at the grassroots.
And UNAIDS Representative Kenneth Mwansa stated that the UN system has pledged to assisting Zambia combat the HIV/AIDS challenges.
Dr. Mwansa said the local authorities are pivotal to coordinating and devolving activities in people at grassroots.
He urged the DACAs to consider making budgets in their 2019 budgets to assist Zambia meet the 90 – 90 global target on addressing HIV/ AIDS.