President Rupiah Banda has today sworn in newly appointed Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational training, Chriticles Mwansa.
The President also swore in new ambassador to South Africa, Lieutenant Colonel, Bizwayo Nkunika.
Mr. Banda said he had no doubt that the two will perform in their new portfolios.
President Banda told Mr. Mwansa to work hard because government was determined to implement a lot of projects that will change people’s lives for the better.
“I have no doubt that you are capable of running the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training.” President Banda said.
Mr. Mwansa is former Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General.
And President Banda has told Col. Nkunika to strengthen bilateral relations between Zambia and South Africa adding that the latter was an important country to Zambia.
He expressed optimism that Col. Nkunika will perform well in that country especially that it was not the first time for him to serve as Zambia’s envoy in that country.
Col. Nkunika takes over from Leslie Mbula who has since been recalled.