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MWAMBA HAILS ZAMBIAS RELATIONS WITH THE USA

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By Hector Simfukwe:Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba has commended the United States Government for its continued support towards developmental programmes in Zambia.Mr. Mwamba says the continued support by the US government is as a result of the strengthened relations between the two countries.He has cited the support to the Southern Region Centre for Disease Control in Zambia, the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief -PEPFAR- an initiative to address the global HIV and AIDS pandemic and the Millennium Challenge Corporation -MCC- as major projects supported by the US government in Zambia.Mr. Mwamba said this when US Ambassador accredited to the African Union, Jessye Lapenn paid a courtesy call on him.He further said the support rendered by the US government towards the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia and other African Countries Is commendable and appreciated.Mr. Mwamba also requested the US Government to support the call by the Bureau of Heads of State of the African Union for debt suspension and cancellation during the COVID-19 Pandemic.Meanwhile, Ms. Lapenn hailed the relations that continue to exist between the two countries.This is contained in a statement made available to ZNBC NEWS by First Secretary- Press and Tourism at the Zambian Embassy in Ethiopia Inutu Mwanza. Post Views: 7
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