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Corruption Fight Methodical, Professional - HH

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against corruption will be so methodical and professional that it will make the vice unattractive. He pledged that those who got what does not belong to them would be made to “return to Caesar, Caesar’s things”.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

CDF Transformed, Resources Straight to the People!

Washington D.C., Saturday, 25 September 2021 – Constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be transformed, and each Constituency will operate an annual budget that will take development directly to the people, President Hakainde Hichilema has said.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

President Hichilema Calls Zambian Diaspora Community the Country’s “11th Province”

Washington D.C,. Saturday, 25 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema received euphoric applause and commendation Saturday night as he declared the Zambian Diaspora Community the country’s 11th province noting that Government appreciated their contribution to the country.

Sun, Sep 26, 2021

President Hichilema, VP Harris Confer at White House

Washington D.C., Wednesday 22 September 2021 – President Hakainde Hichilema Wednesday met with Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House as Zambia and the United States of America exchanged strong commitments to further the abiding ties between the two countries and to further strengthen democracy.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

President Hichilema Participates in Discussion Led by U.S. Institute of Peace CEO, Lise Grande

Washington D.C., Thursday, 23 September 2021 – President Hichilema took part in a discussion led by the Chief Executive Officer of the United States of America Institute of Peace, Ambassador Lise Grande.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

President Hakainde Hichilema Addresses the UN General Assembly in New York

"Your Excellency, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly; Your Excellency Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Your excellencies heads of state and government; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen. I wish to begin by congratulating Your Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, on your election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. ..."

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Zambia’s founding President KK dies

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the passing of our beloved founding father, icon and global statesman, His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Dr. Kaunda, who was admitted to Maina Soko Medical Centre in Lusaka, died peacefully Thursday afternoon June 17, 2021 at 14:30 hours. He was 97.

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Diaspora Remittances Survey

PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia wishes to inform all Zambians living in the Diaspora that a Diaspora Remittances Survey will be conducted from 8th to 23rd April 2021.

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Heed New United States COVID-19 Travel Requirements – Ambassador Kapambwe

Washington D.C., Tuesday, 2 February 2020 — …travelers to the US need negative COVID-19 test and documentation of recovery issued by licensed health officer…

Tue, Feb 2, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 11, Tuesday, 26 January 2021: Important Consular/Travel Notice

Washington D.C. – Effective Tuesday January 26, 2021, the United States Government requires each person flying to the U.S. to have a negative pre-departure test for COVID-19. Air passengers are required to get a COVID-19 test within three days of their flight to the U.S., and to provide written proof of the test result to the airline...

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 10, Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Important Consular/Travel Notice

In light of the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the Embassy of the Republic of Zambia in Washington, D.C. wishes to advise travelers and those planning to visit Zambia for tourism, business or any other undertakings that there has been no change to Zambia’s current visa regime and that all types of travelers are free to visit Zambia. Depending on the travelers’ nationality, he/she may enter Zambia without a visa, obtain the visa on arrival or from a Zambian Mission abroad or apply for an e-Visa.

Wed, Dec 30, 2020

United States Government Toasts Zambia’s Independence

Washington D.C., Saturday, 24 October 2020 — The United States Government has joined in celebrating Zambia’s 56 years of independence with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo sending his country’s best wishes to the peace loving southern African nation.

Sat, Oct 24, 2020

US Proud to Stand with Zambia, Global Partnership in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony

Washington D.C., Thursday, 22 October 2020 — The United States says it is proud to stand with Zambia and 31 other countries that have co-sponsored and signed up to the Geneva Consensus Declaration, a global initiative that Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said had thrust focus on better health for women, preservation of life, family and emphasized national sovereignty over legislation.

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Ambassador Kapambwe Joins Secretaries Azar II, Pompeo in Geneva Consensus Declaration Ceremony

Washington D.C., Wednesday, 21 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe will join US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex M. Azar II and the United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo as Zambia unites with many other countries for the ceremonial signing of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday 22nd October in Washington D.C.

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

Ambassador Kapambwe Hails the United States for Strong Support to Zambia, Showcases “Zambitious”

Washington D.C., Friday, 16 October 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Lazarous Kapambwe has hailed the US Government for its tremendous support to the country, support which he said had helped Zambia make tremendous progress in fighting malaria...

Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Congressman Pittenger Hails US-Zambia Friendship, Talks Hosting Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Lusaka in 2021

Washington D.C., Friday, 18 September 2020 — Congressman Robert Pittenger has hailed the good friendship between the United States and Zambia, a bond he described as based on shared values and goals between the two countries.

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Government Sets Priority Policy Objectives, Intensifies Tapping into Diaspora Potential

Washington D.C., Thursday, 10 September 2020 — Government has set into motion enhanced action on implementation of the diaspora policy in order to expand and realize the enormous potential that Zambians abroad have.

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 9, Monday, 3 August 2020: Access to Immigration Services

This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that immigration electronic services, particularly for Visa and Immigration permits can be accessed through the Zamportal website on zamportal.gov.zm.

Mon, Aug 3, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 8, Tuesday, 28 July 2020: Revised Screening at International Airports and Entry Procedures into Zambia

Washington D.C. — This serves to inform Zambian nationals and clients in the United States of America (USA) and countries of extra accreditation that the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic has issued revised guidelines which took effect Monday July 27 2020.

Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Ambassador Kapambwe Commends US-Based Zambians for Support to Country’s Development

Washington D.C., Monday, July 27, 2020 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Lazarous Kapambwe says Zambians in the diaspora play a pivotal role in supporting their families and communities adding that the spirit of togetherness and supporting projects of common interest to Zambia could enhance their contribution to the country’s development.

Mon, Jul 27, 2020

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