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Zambia’s Ambassador Presents Credentials to French President Macron 

Her Excellency Ms. Judith Mulenga has officially assumed her role as Zambia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France after presenting her Letters of Credence to French President Emmanuel Macron.

The ceremony, held at the prestigious Élysée Palace in Paris on Thursday, marked Ambassador Mulenga’s formal accreditation to represent Zambia in France. 

In an official statement issued by Naomi Mweemba, First Secretary Press at the Embassy of Zambia in Paris, Ambassador Mulenga conveyed President Hakainde Hichilema’s appreciation to President Macron and the Government of France for their support in Zambia’s efforts to overcome debt distress through restructuring.

Ambassador Mulenga expressed gratitude for France’s Direct Budget Support to Zambia, highlighting President Hichilema’s commitment to revitalizing the Zambian economy and improving the livelihoods of its citizens. “President Hichilema is anxious to develop the economy to improve people’s living standards,” stated Ambassador Mulenga, underscoring the administration’s priorities.

In response, President Macron commended President Hichilema’s efforts in restructuring Zambia’s debt and assured Ambassador Mulenga of France’s continued support. The exchange reflects the strong bilateral relations between Zambia and France, with both nations committed to mutual cooperation and development.

Naomi Mweemba further noted that Ambassador Mulenga was among twenty-five other Ambassadors representing various global regions who also presented their credentials at the same occasion, emphasizing the importance of diplomatic engagement and collaboration on the international stage.

The presentation of credentials signifies the formal commencement of Ambassador Mulenga’s tenure in France, where she will work tirelessly to strengthen bilateral ties, promote economic cooperation, and advance the interests of Zambia on the global stage.

For further updates on Zambia-France relations and Ambassador Mulenga’s diplomatic initiatives, stakeholders are encouraged to follow official announcements from the Embassy of Zambia in Paris.

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