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Zambian Minister Princess Kasune Represents Zambia at UN Conference on Population and Development

Zambia’s Minister of Central Province and Member of Parliament for Keembe constituency, Princess Kasune, has emerged as a prominent figure at the 57th International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

This significant event commemorates the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking ICPD conference held in Cairo, Egypt.

Minister Kasune, representing Zambia, expressed her gratitude to His Excellency, President Hakainde Hichilema, and the Ministry of Finance, particularly Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane, for entrusting her with the crucial responsibility of representing Zambia at this global forum.

She emphasized the significance of addressing key issues related to population and development on behalf of Zambia on the international stage.

During the conference, Minister Kasune highlighted Zambia’s unwavering commitment to advancing the goals set forth by the ICPD, with a particular focus on reproductive health, gender equality, and sustainable development.

She stressed the importance of collaborative efforts among nations to tackle challenges and achieve progress in these vital areas.

Acknowledging the support of her team, Minister Kasune reaffirmed her dedication to representing Zambia with integrity and ensuring that the Zambian flag flies high at the UN.

She expressed immense pride in her Zambian heritage and reiterated her commitment to promoting Zambia’s interests at the global level.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) commended Minister Kasune for her exceptional leadership and dedication to advancing the ICPD agenda. The conference provided a significant platform for global leaders to exchange ideas, share best practices, and renew commitments to achieving the goals set forth in Cairo three decades ago.

As Zambia continues to grapple with challenges related to population growth, reproductive health, and gender equality, Minister Kasune’s participation in the ICPD conference underscores Zambia’s firm commitment to addressing these pressing issues on the global stage.

With her strong leadership and collaborative efforts, Zambia aims to make meaningful contributions to the global dialogue on population and development, ensuring a brighter future for all Zambians.

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