President Edgar Chagwa Lungu congratulates Dr Christine Kaseba -Sata after being sworn in as Zambia’s Ambassador to France during the Swearing-In-Ceremony at State House in Lusaka on Monday, April 16,2018-Pictures by THOMAS NSAMA

Statement By His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
President Of The Republic Of Zambia
At The Swearing-in Ceremony Of Dr. Christine Mwelwa Kaseba-sata And Mr. Mpongwe Gabriel Munshya
At State House
On Monday, 16th April, 2018

1. Dr Christine Mwelwa Kaseba-sata
May I Congratulate You On Your Appointment As Ambassador Extra-ordinary And Plenipotentiary Of The Republic Of Zambia To The Republic Of France.

You Have Vast Experience As A Health Practitioner For Over 30 Years; You Have Worked As A Consultant As Well As Lecturer. Your Skills Have Seen You Do A Lot Of Work For The United Nations And Other Agencies In Zambia And Abroad.

Zambia Has A Lot To Benefit From France In Various Areas Of Human Endeavour. I Have No Doubt That You Are The Right Person To Facilitate This And Further Enhance The Bilateral Relations Between Zambia And France.

2. Mr.mpongwe Gabriel Munshya

You Have Been Appointed To The Position Of Public Policy Specialist In The Policy Analysis And Co-ordination Division At Cabinet Office.

You Will Join A Team Which Is Responsible For Coordinating The Policy Process Aimed At Enhancing Government’s Capacity To Design And Implement Policies For Sustainable And Inclusive Development.

I Am Aware That You Have Risen Through The Ranks In The Civil Service Having Joined In 1998 As A Detective Constable In The Zambia Police Where, Prior To Your Training, You Were Attested And Solemnly Pledged To Be Faithful, Loyal And Defend The Zambian Constitution. As Such, Considering The Sensitivity Of The Position You Have Been Appointed To, I Urge You To Take This Oath Very Seriously.

You Are Expected To Maintain Confidentiality And Never To Disclose To Any Unauthorised Persons, Information You Will Have Access To By Virtue Of Your Appointment.

I Wish Both Of You All The Best In Your New Positions.
God Bless You All.



  1. The poor will get pooorer, while the rich will get even richer!

    But, why are these positions being shared among a few while the rest of the Country is watching, helplessly?