Zambian Diplomats Go Three Months Without Pay, says Kambwili
NDC President Chishimba Kambwili says Zambian diplomats have gone for three months without pay.
Kambwili says the treasury is in red, hence the failure by Government to pay diplomats.
Kambwili says it makes no logic to maintain a bloated diplomatic service when the country has no money to carter for officers in foreign missions.
He has described the none payment of salaries as the worst form of cruelty.
He observes that the best the government could do is to recall diplomats so as not to subject them to embarrassment.
Kambwili disclosed this in Lusaka today.
And the NDC leader has urged Government to address the load shedding the country is experiencing.
He has bemoaned that the persistent power rationing is affecting trade and commerce.
He wonders what has happened to the new projects that Government started in 2015 meant to cushion the energy blues.
Meanwhile, Kambwili asked President Edgar Lungu to respect the findings of the Financial Intelligence Unit FIC.
The NDC leader says sentiments by President Lungu that the findings of the FIC are speculative are regrettable.
He adds that Mr. Lungu is afraid to act on the findings of the FIC report because he is one of the culprits mentioned in the trends report.
Kambwili is calling for the immediate arrest of all those mentioned in the latest FIC dossier.
And in another development, the NDC leader has expressed dismay at the illicit activities at the Ndola City Council.
He charges that he has information that the local authority has revoked land offers awarded to Zambian nationals at Dola Hill area.
He adds that the land in question has been ins