Zambia is scheduled to participate in this year's Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Coucil of Ministers Meeting scheduled for the 26th March ,2018 in Pretoria South Africa.

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRETORIA 25th March ,2018

Zambia is scheduled to participate in this year's Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Coucil of Ministers Meeting scheduled for the 26th March ,2018 in Pretoria South Africa.

The meeting of council of Ministers Meeting ensures that policies are properly implemented and oversees the good functioning and development of (SADC)

Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Malanji is expected to lead the Zambian Delegation that will include Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Christopher Yaluma.

Others are the Permanent Secretary for International Relations cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Amb Chalwe Lombe ,Zambia's High Commissioner to South Africa His Excellency Mr. Emmanuel Mwamba and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Zambia at SADC, Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Tembo (rtd) and Senior Government officials.

The Council consists of Ministers from each Member State, from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Economic Planning, Finance.

It meets twice a year in January or February and immediately prior to the Summit in August or September.