Category: Speeches/Statements

Speech During the Regional Meeting to Finalise the Draft COMESA 2021-2025 Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP)

Distinguished Delegates from COMESA Member States; Representatives of COMESA Institutions; Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by welcoming you all to this meeting to finalise the COMESA Medium Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) 2021-2025. As you all know, COMESA implements its Treaty through SMART Medium-Term Plans and Annual Work Plans, and this has been the practice…
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Statement by the COMESA SG during the National Launch of the 50 Million African Women Speak Platform in Zimbabwe

The Chief Guest and Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Honourable Dr. Stembiso Gladys Nyoni, Honourable Ministers present, Honourable Members of Parliament, Permanent Secretaries present, Members of the diplomatic corps, Representatives of Government Departments and Agencies, Heads of Private Sector Institutions, Representatives from our funding partner, the African Development Bank, Colleagues…
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OFFICIAL OPENING OF MEETING OF THE VIRTUAL EXTRA-ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS 14TH MAY 2020

Chairperson, Distinguished Honourable Ministers, Chief Executives of COMESA Institutions Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure  to have this opportunity to make a few remarks at the opening of this Meeting, which for the first time is being held online due to the new ways of working brought about by the effects of the Coronavirus…
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OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE VIRTUAL EXTRA-ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COMESA INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEE

Chairperson, Distinguished Permanent/Principal Secretaries, Distinguished Delegates, My Colleagues Chief Executives of COMESA Institutions My Colleagues Assistant Secretaries General Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning. It is my singular honor and privilege to have this opportunity to say a few words at the opening of this meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee. Allow me at the very outset…
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Speech at the Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee on Infrastructure (TSMCI)

Honourable Ministers from the Tripartite Region Excellences Ambassadors and High Commissioners Senior Government Officials from Zambia Distinguished Officials from Tripartite Region Distinguished Representatives of International and Regional Organisations Distinguished delegates Invited Guests Members from the Media Fraternity Ladies and Gentlemen   I feel honoured and privileged to address this important meeting which is being held…
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Accreditation Ceremony for Eu & Italy

Your Excellencies, Ambassador, Jacek Jankowski, Head of Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Zambia, and; Ambassador Antonino Maggiore, Italian Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia My colleagues, the Assistant Secretaries General Directors and other staff from COMESA Secretariat Members of the Press, Ladies and Gentlemen,                                  Allow me to welcome their excellencies,…
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Speech by Zambia Vice President during the 7th Extraordinary meeting -05-04-19

Speech by Vice President at Extraordinary Council