– Right human resource cardinal for democracy – Envoy

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Right human resource cardinal for democracy – Envoy

Choma, 19 Nov, ZANIS– British High Commissioner to Zambia, James Thornton says having the right people with right skills is cardinal for the running of the country.

Mr. Thornton says the British government was interested in  helping  the country deal with issues of governance by way of offering  proper training to the civil service.

ZANIS reports that the British Envoy said this  when he paid a courtesy call on the provincial permanent secretary, Annie Sinyangwe at her office today.


Mr. Thornton expressed happiness that his government had continued to grow the relationship with Zambia.

He said his country was still interested in the affairs of the country that it was eager to provide expertise in the service sector as well
as continue learning about the challenges that Zambians were facing especially those in the rural areas.

The British High Commissioner was further impressed with Zambia’s efforts to open up rural areas for investment through promotion of


The British government through the department of DFID has funded World Vision Zambia to implement one-stop-centres in the province to help
curb GBV as well as offer support to victims of the vice.

And the Southern PS, Annie Sinyangwe has commended the British government for funding the implementation of a one-stop-centre project
for gender based violence in Choma and Kalomo districts.

Mrs. Sinyangwe observed that the move would help offer empowerment, counselling services to victims and further encourage the communities
to report cases of GBV.