Kazabu appointed Agriculture deputy minister


Press Release
LUSAKA, Thursday, May 24, 2012 – His Excellency Mr Michael Chilufya Sata,President of the Republic of Zambia, has with immediate effect appointed Nkana Memberof Parliament Hon. Luxon Kazabu as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture andLivestock.”I am pleased to inform you that I have appointed you as Deputy Minister in the Ministry ofAgriculture in charge of Livestock,” read President Sata’s letter to Hon. Kazabu in part.President Sata says it is regrettable that many animals in Southern and other provinces havebeen wiped out by livestock diseases thereby leading people in these regions into poverty.The Head of State maintained that his government will prioritise livestock restocking,treatment of diseases and make dipping and vaccination of animals compulsory.President Sata says due to animal diseases, government has been failing to export meatproducts to the European market.

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