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GOVT ASSURES PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES

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Community Development and Social Services Minister DOREEN MAMBA says the government is committed to promote the interests of the people living with disabilities.

Mrs. MWAMBA says her ministry will continue lobbying for persons with disabilities to be given jobs and placed in influential positions.

Speaking during a high level meeting with persons with disabilities in Lusaka today, Mrs. MWAMBA added that the government will revamp farms owned by the Zambia Agency of Persons Living with Disabilities ZAPD, to make them more productive.

And speaking at the same meeting presidential political adviser LEVY NGOMA, said the new dawn administration will not ignore persons with disabilities in developmental issues.

Mr. NGOMA said President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA attaches great value to persons with disabilities who make up seven percent of the Zambian population.

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