As Zambia Heads Into Financial Chaos, Lungu Jets Off To New York
As we continue to unearth more instances of corruption and state level embezzlement the President has left the country for the New York General Assembly.
Historically these trips have proved incredibly expensive for the taxpayer, and included private planes, multiple hotel bills and lavish shopping trips.
The president was seen off last night by Vice President Inonge Wina, Given Lubinda and Steven Kampyongo.
The President has been tasked by the AU Heads of State to coordinate discussions on ending child marriage.
President Lungu will also attend a welcome dinner to be hosted by host and US President Donald Trump for all visiting heads of state on Monday evening in New York.
In the President’s delegation, Foreign Affairs Minister, Joseph Malanji, Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya, Gender Minister, Elizabeth Phiri.
President Lungu is expected to wind up his business at the UN on Friday, September 28, 2018.