Newly appointed Eastern Province Permanent Secretary, Chanda Kasolo, says that he will ensure that the budget for the province is delivered correctly to ensure that planned developmental projects are achieved.
Speaking during the launch of Zambia’s first APRM, African Peer Review Mechanism reports in Chipata, the PS says he will see to it that the vision for the province is delivered in line with the PF Government manifesto.
Mr. Kasolo says that he will embrace all tribes in the province and work with everyone in promoting unity.
He explained that his task is to ensure that the living standards of people in the province are improved.
Meanwhile, government says that it is ready to promote good governance systems as enshrined in the African Peer Review Mechanism, APRM.
ZANIS reports that Eastern Province permanent secretary, Chanda Kasolo, says that good governance systems can help the country’s growth in social economic development.
Mr. Kasolo said that government created new districts through which developmental projects in the road, mining, tourism, manufacturing and health sectors are being accelerated.
APRM is a review mechanism in which member states look at each other’s performance in relation to good governance systems that promote political stability, high economic growth, sustainable development and accelerated sub-regional and continental economic integration through experience sharing and reinforcement of successful and best practices.
And speaking at the same launch, member of the APRM National Governing Council, Dr. Timothy Kazembe, said that good governance systems can help improve people’s livelihoods.