The Zambian High Commissioner to Swaziland Agness Ngoma has commended Zambians resident in Swaziland for upholding high standards of intergrity and their contributions towards the consolidation of bilateral relations between Zambia and Swaziland.
Ms. Ngoma expressed her appreciation that relations between Zambia and Swaziland have continued to grow adding that the Zambian community in that monarch nation has continued to play a critical role in the social and economic development of Swaziland.
This is contained in a press statement made available tho ZANIS by First Secretary Political Zambian High Commissioner to Mozambique Siyambango Siyamba in Lusaka today.
The High Commissioner said Zambians in Swaziland have contributed to that country's key sectors such as in Health, Education, Agriculture and Sports where a number of them are employed or have invested.
She said this when she officiated at a ceremony marking Zambia's 46th Independence anniversary held on October 31st at Manzini social club in Swaziland.
The function which was jointly organized by the Zambia High Commisioner and the Association of Zambian Nationals in Swaziland (AZANIS) was attended by more than 200 hundred Zambian nationals who came from various parts of the country.
The function was chacterized by various artists from Zambia's current crop of popular musicians and traditional dancers.
Ms Ngoma noted that the Commission has continued to receive favourable reports about the Zambian community in Swaziland.
The High Commissioner has since appealed to the Zambians to look after their hard earned incomes and in vest wisely both in Swaziland and zambia.
He warned them to guard against people that would want to lure them into 'quick money making ventures' that could be illegal and ultimately ruin their lives and turnish Zambia's image.
Mr. Siyamba briefed the community on the current economic and political developments in Zambia which he described as stable and favourable and furthern encouraged them to take keen interest in the electoral process in Zambia so that they participate in the 2011 elections by voting for a government that would meet their aspirations.
He also outlined Zambia's economic strides particularly in the Agriculture sector where the country has recorded unprecedentedmaize and wheat surplus.
Mr. Siyamba has since urged the leaders of AZANIS to help masrket Zambvia abroad so as to attract further inverstment in Agriculture in order to make this year's independence them 'consolidating our independence through food security' a reality.