Lungu invites journalists to state house

Lungu invites journalists to state house

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu speaks during the tour of Toshiba Energy Systems Keihin Operations in Tokyo,Japan on Tuesday,December 18,2018. PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2018

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has invited Journalists from Private and Public Media for a get-together-event tomorrow at State House.

According to the statement, the Journalists will be drawn from various media houses including print, broadcasting and online media.

The President will address the Journalists on a number of issues affecting the country and will welcome questions during the function. He will also have one-on-one discussions with the Journalists before inviting them for a photo session.

The function will start at 12:00hrs.

President Lungu believes that there cannot be democracy and development in a country without a free media.

Since his tenure, President Lungu’s administration has made enormous strides in developing the media in Zambia including digitising broadcast media and growing the number of private radio and television houses in the country.

This is according to a statement issued by President Lungu’ spokesperson Isaac Chipampe.

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