Kayula Siame and Dr. Auxillia Bupe Ponga appointed permanent secretaries

President Edgar Lungu has appointed Kayula Siame as Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry.

Mr. Lungu has also appointed Dr. Auxillia Bupe Ponga as Permanent Secretary for Monitoring and Evaluation in the Ministry of Development Planning.

This is according to a statement availed to Breeze News by President Edgar Lungu’s spokesperson, Amos Chanda.

Ms. Siame is taking over from Siazongo Siakalenge whose contract came to an end on October 29, 2015.

Until her appointment, Ms. Siame was National Coordinator for the Private Sector Development, Industrialization and Job Creation at Cabinet Office.

And Dr Ponga will be taking leave from the UN, United Nations where she is current Director for the UN Women Office based in South Africa.

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