MINISTER AND INDIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT
Minister of Community Development and Social Services, Ms. Doreen Mwamba and Indian High Commissioner Mr. Ashok Kumar, have today conferred to share ideas of mutual interest on the welfare of the vulnerable in Zambia.
This was during a courtesy call on the Minister, where his Excellency, Mr. Kumar pledged to support Zambia’s social protection programmes.
Ms. Mwamba said Government is working around the clock to end poverty and significantly reduce vulnerabilities in the country, as she thanked India for rendering support in many areas.
And Mr. Kumar, pledged to donate sewing machines to empower women with skills in an effort to promote self sustainability.
The High Commissioner praised Zambia’s growing democracy and good governance as he thanked the current government for making significant governance progress since assuming office in many areas of development such as social protection.