Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the USA

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Washington DC- Monday October 27th, 2014
Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the USA
Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has commended the US for her support to Zambia during the last 50 years.
The Zambian envoy has also commended Zambians in the diaspora for flying the Zambian flag high in the US.
Ambassador Mulonda said “Zambia remains grateful for the numerous ways through which the U.S has rendered its assistance across various sectors, such as health, education, good governance and economic development which have indeed gone a very long way in improving the lives of many of our citizenry.”
Speaking at the golden jubilee celebration held at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Ambassador Mulonda said the US has been a partner in development in the last 5 decades adding that as an older democracy, the USA continues to work with Zambia to ensure a continued path towards a positive and prosperous future.
Ambassador Mulonda urged Zambians in the USA to remain united and continue to excel in their various fields.
“To my fellow Zambians, who in your individual and collective capacities achieve greatness in various fields, I wish to recognize and commend your efforts. Let me take this opportunity to remind us of the motto that our founding father, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda derived 50 years ago of “One Zambia, One Nation" as the glue that has and will continue to unite us in our diversity.” Ambassador Mulonda said.
And Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr. David Gilmour, congratulated Zambia for maintaining 50 year of peace.
Mr. Gilmour observed that like Zambia the US was celebrating the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act.

The celebration was attended by several dignitaries from the diplomatic corps in Washington DC, IMF and World Bank Officials and other Washington based organizations as well as Zambians in the Diaspora.
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Embassy of the Republic of Zambia
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