Lungu asks EU support to fight corruption

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President Edgar Lungu

Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Lungu has met European Union-EU and African Union-AU for a closed-door meeting at State House where he appealed to the European Union to help Zambia build capacity in investigative wings to fight corruption in the country.

Briefing journalists in Lusaka Mr Chanda said President Lungu explained to the delegation that the problem of corruption can not be addressed by mare accusation and finger pointing but need capacity building to fight the vice.

Mr Chanda said the two Unions promised to consider helping Zambia to build capacity in the fight against corruption.

And Mr. Chanda said the EU delegates also talked about the current political situations in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has led to Thousands of asylum seekers trooping into the country.

He said the delegates expressed concern that the worsening political conflict in Congo D.R. would make it difficult for Zambia to host the increasing number of refugees.

Mr. Chanda said the EU and AU have pledged to render Financial support to help Zambia host the Congolese refugees.

Meanwhile Mr. Chanda also disclosed that President LUNGU was also briefed about upcoming 5th African Union-European Union Summit to be held on November 29-30 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.


3 Responses to Lungu asks EU support to fight corruption

  1. How can they be helped to fight corruptionwhen chagwa himself is the one who is corrupted, who are you fooling Amos?, including you Amos, Kaizer , the whole State house is corrupt. Firefighting trucks, ambulances. Useless!

    Mwebe mutale
    November 12, 2017 at 2:49 am

  2. Amos don’t think Zambians are stupid they are not seeing what is happening! Your days are numbered!

    shema israel
    November 13, 2017 at 12:25 am

  3. who is lungu fooling he is a thief him self so how do u expet others to help he is joker

    November 13, 2017 at 8:29 am

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