United States ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote says his country remains keen to supporting Zambia in all sectors of the economy.
Ambassador Daniel Foote states that as Zambia is an all-weather friend of his country, it’s his government’s resolve to continuously give out foreign aid to all sectors.
Mr. Foote cited the health sector as one of the areas were his country has relentlessly been providing funding.
He was speaking this to Journalists yesterday shortly after President Edgar Lungu’s Address to the 3rd session of the 12th National Assembly in Lusaka.
“We are motivated with the Presidential address to the nation today. Americans will continue to help Zambia with funding in all areas of the economy and that is the resolve of the US people and government, “ he said.
Meanwhile, Ambassador Foote says President Lungu’s emphasis on corruption fight was motivating and encouraging.
“ the revision of the anti-corruption policy of 2009 will lead to the prosecution of corrupt individuals regardless of their standing in society, “ said the US Envoy.
Ambassador Foote further said corruption fight is cardinal as it leads to the quality service delivery to all sections of the society.
The ceremonial opening of the third session of the 12th National Assembly was held under the theme “working together to achieve vision 2030”.