Zambians in the USA celebrate Golden Jubilee

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Palan Mulonda, Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA, speaking in Baltimore, Maryland at the celebrations marking Zambia’s Golden Jubilee


Washington, DC - Monday, October 27, 2014

Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA Palan Mulonda has urged Zambians in the Diaspora to be united and speak with one voice if they are to excel.
Ambassador Mulonda says Zambians in the diaspora should continue with the Motto of “One Zambia one nation”
He commended Zambians in the diaspora for flying the Zambian flag high in the US by excelling in their various fields.
Ambassador Mulonda was speaking in Baltimore, Maryland at the celebrations marking Zambia’s Golden Jubilee organized by the Zambians in the area.
The Ambassador who took time to respond to questions raised by the Zambians at the event observed that if the Zambians in the diaspora were united, they would represent their concerns to government with one voice.
“If we follow this motto religiously by working together as one, surely we can achieve even more and live up to the expectations embodied in the jubilee theme, which is indeed "Commemorating God's favour of 50 years of independence for continued peace, unity, democracy, patriotism and prosperity”.” Ambassador Mulonda said.
The Ambassador further urged all Zambians in the USA to register with the Embassy.
Chairperson of the Zambians in Baltimore Vincent Chirwa thanked the Ambassador and the Zambian Embassy for attending the event and supporting the Zambians in the area.
Earlier in the day, Zambians from the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area, held a family day event at the Zambian Embassy Chancery building.
Ambassador Mulonda joined families from the DMV area to commemorate the event that was preceded by interdenominational prayers led by General Vice President of the General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church Dr. Pardon Mwansa.
Zambians in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York and Wisconsin held events throughout the independence weekend to commemorate the golden jubilee.

Issued by
Patricia Littiya
First Secretary (Press and Public Relations)
Embassy of the Republic of Zambia
Washington DC 20008
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