Invitation to Attend Consultations on the Formulation of the Diaspora Policy

In recognition of the importance of the diaspora, the Zambian Government is in the process of formulating a Diaspora Policy.

In this regard, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Rayford Mbulu, MP, accompanied by officials from Cabinet Office, Zambia Development Agency as well as from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Labour, is coming to undertake consultations with the Zambian Diaspora in the United Kingdom on the following thematic areas:

1. Remittances
2. Dual Citizenship
3. Trade and Investment
4. Political Participation
5. Any Other Business

The Consultations will held as follows:

(1) London

Date: Friday, 17th July 2015
Venue: Zambia House, 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, London, W8 5NG
Time: 17.30 –20.00hrs

(2) Manchester

Date: Saturday, 18th July 2015
Venue: St. Peter’s House Church and Chaplaincy, Precinct Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9GH
Time: 16.30 – 19.00hrs

You are all encouraged to attend a session to allow for interactive discussions.

However, for those who are unable to attend, kindly email your submissions to or fax to 02075811353 by 16th July, 2015.

This is your chance to participate in this very important initiative, as the outcome will affect you.

Issued by:
High Commission of the Republic of Zambia