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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

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice No. 5, Friday, 17 April 2020

The partial closure of the embassy has been extended to 30 April 2020. The issuance of visas has been suspended and anyone seeking a visa for travel deemed to be essential should submit their application to the Lusaka immigration authorities, with justification, for consideration...

Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Ambassador Mulonda interviewed on Focus Washington

On 4th March, 2014, His Excellency Palan Mulonda was featured on a television program titled “Focus on Washington” to discuss Zambia’s 50th independence, which falls on 24th October, 2014.

Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Presents Credentials

Ambassador Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Presents Credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua

Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Message from His Excellency Mr. Palan Mulonda on the Occasion of Zambia's 50th Independence Anniversary

I am honoured to share this message with you as we mark the 50th anniversary Independence celebration of our great country Zambia. I also bring you warm greetings from His Excellency President Michael Chilufya Sata who, on this day and at this time last year...

Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Forbes Names Zambia in Top 7 Places to Visit as Top Billing of Zambia in World Media Continues

Washington D.C., Friday 17 January 2020 – Zambia’s global appeal as one of the world’s pristine tourist and safari destinations continues on an upward trend with the latest top review coming from renowned global media Forbes which has rated the country as one of the best 7 destinations to visit in 2020.

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Government set to launch ENT Strategic Plan

WASHINGTON DC- SUNDAY July 16, 2017-First Lady Esther Lungu has announced that Government has developed an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Strategic Plan that feeds into the national health plan.

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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

Zambian Embassy Successfully Conducts U.S First Quarter Tourism Shows

The Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C has successfully participated in three largest annual travel and adventure tourism shows in the United States of America. Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S His Excellency Dr Ngosa Simbyakula S.C. says the Mission’s active participation in the shows has raised Zambia’s tourism profile to over 100,000 U.S. travel agents, tour operators and potential tourists who visited the country’s stand at the Travel and Adventure shows that have been held in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Sun, Feb 25, 2018

Rule of law crucial for foreign direct investment to Zambia

May 1, 2013 - Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States Palan Mulonda say the judiciary plays a critical role in upholding the rule of law which is a critical parameter for foreign direct investment.

Wed, May 1, 2013

Dr Simbyakula presents Letters of Credence to Belize Governor General, pays courtesy call on Prime Minister

Belize City, Thursday 19 September 2019 — Zambia’s Ambassador to the United States - with extra accreditation to Belize- Dr Ngosa Simbyakula on Wednesday presented his Letters of Credence to the Central American nation’s Governor General Sir Colville Young and paid a courtesy call on The Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr Dean Barrow in the commercial capital of Belize City.

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

African Union launches Radio Station for African Ambassadors in USA

The African Union Mission in the United States of America has launched a Radio Station for the African
Ambassadors Group (AAG) in Washington D.C.

Tue, Jun 13, 2017

10 of the best African safaris

The Lower Zambezi in Zambia has recently become far more popular with those that want a truly remote luxury safari, and don’t want to see another soul. Here you may bump into one game drive vehicle, but you probably won’t. You will experience some of the finest game viewing in Africa, and the camp is exceptionally luxurious but incredibly relaxed so you always feel at home. The Lower Zambezi is all about the experience so get out of the car and walk, canoe, boat and explore anyway you like.

Fri, Mar 27, 2015 Tue, Apr 7, 2015

Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula Calls For Closer Ties With Zambian Associations In The USA

Zambia’s Ambassador to the U.S Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula has urged U.S Zambian Associations to work closely with the Embassy in Washington D.C to enhance the welfare of Zambians living in the United States of America. Dr. Simbyakula says Embassies are not only established to maintain and foster bilateral relations but also to promote and protect the interests of its nationals in their host countries.

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Zambia Attracts 800 Visitors at Travel Show

February 25, 2014 - The Zambia booth has recorded an estimated 800 visitors at the just ended 10th Annual Travel and Adventure Show held at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014

New H.E Ambassador Of Niger Abdullah Wafy Pays Courtesy Call on H.E Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula

New H.E Ambassador Of Niger Abdullah Wafy Pays Courtesy Call on H.E Ambassador Dr. Simbyakula on May 8th 2019.

Fri, May 10, 2019

Diaspora Survey Link

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the process of formulating a Diaspora Policy. As part of the policy formulation process, the Ministry has developed a Diaspora Survey.
All Zambians in the Diaspora are encouraged to respond to the survey that is on the link below:

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Notice No. 12, Tuesday, 29 March 2022: Invitation to Participate in the Lusaka Business Indaba and Expo

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Lusaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on behalf of the business community in Lusaka will be hosting a Business Indaba and Expo under the theme “Creating Opportunities to Access Finance and Markets Linkages” on the 27th May, 2022.

The Objective of the Indaba and Expo is to explore avenues and unveil opportunities through which business entities and potential investors can benefit from knowledge gained on how to access finance and new and existing markets in Lusaka.

Tue, Mar 29, 2022

President Trump Meets Ambassador Kapambwe, Reiterates US Support to Zambia

Washington D.C., Tuesday, July 21, 2020 — United States President Donald J. Trump has met Zambia’s Ambassador to the USA, Lazarous Kapambwe at the White House in Washington D.C. and reiterated US support to Zambia in fighting the COVID-19.

Wed, Jul 22, 2020

Zambia’s Envoy In The USA Hails The Zambian Community

Zambia’s Charge’ D’Affaires at the Embassy of Zambia in Washington D.C. Joseph Chilaizya has described the Zambian community as one of the best-behaved among the diaspora living in the United States of America.

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

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