Stories on Zambia’s debt position fake – Govt

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Dora Siliya

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister and Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says the public must disregard with contempt fake stories about Zambia’s economic and debt position in particular.
Ms. siliya says stories attributed in the Africa confidential Report that the Chinese Government will take over Zambian assets such as ZESCO, Kenneth Kaunda International airport and ZNBC are false.
The Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services advised the public to ignore a continued campaign by detracted individuals who keep making unsubstantiated statements on the economy especially on line.
Ms siliya said it was sad that people with unproductive minds would go as far as posting fake stories in the name of the Minister of Finance Hon Mwanakatwe. .
She urged all citizens to be patriotic and await government’s position on matters before perpetuating speculation.
She insisted that a government elected by the people had nothing to hide and all information in public interest would be made available through appropriate channels.
The Minister urged media houses to question sources who were unwilling to come out in the open and yet wanted their ill informed opinion to be heard.

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