Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote: Youth Leadership and Good Governance

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Youth Leadership and Good Governance University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia July 25, 2019  (as prepared for delivery) Vice Chancellor Mumba, Dean Kusanthan, staff and students, thank you for the warm welcome.  It feels good to be back here at the University of Zambia, the nation’s premier institution of …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia July 11, 2019  (as prepared for delivery) Good evening.  I would like to acknowledge the Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Honorable Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Mr. Christopher Yaluma, other Zambian government officials, other members …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony Peace Corps Office, Lusaka, Zambia June 20, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Kampamba Mulenga, Minister of Fisheries and Livestock Her Royal Highness, Senior Chieftainess Nkomesha Mukamabo II His Royal Highness, Chief Chamuka VI Senior Government Officials Today, we are witnessing the swearing-in ceremony …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Independence Day Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Independence Day Reception U.S. Chief of Mission’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia June 27, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Mulibwanji, nakulandilani.  My wife Claudia, son Danny, my Embassy colleagues, and I extend our warmest welcome to you, as we observe the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Kasanka Trust Event

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Kasanka Trust Event French Ambassador’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia June 25, 2019 (as prepared for delivery)   Dr. Charles Banda, MP, Minister of Tourism and Arts The Ambassador of France to Zambia, His Excellency Sylvain Berger Kasanka Trust Board Chair Christopher Kangwa and Kasanka Trust Board Members Distinguished officials …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit Opening Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit Opening Ceremony New Government Complex, Lusaka, Zambia May 14, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Christopher Yaluma, Minister of Commerce, Trade, and Industry Honorable Ministers of the Government of the Republic of Zambia Fellow Colleagues in the Diplomatic Corps Distinguished guests, ladies and …

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Remarks by USAID/Health Deputy Division Chief, Human Rights and KP Advisor Ngaitila Phiri

Remarks by USAID/Health Deputy Division Chief, Human Rights and KP Advisor Ngaitila Phiri Zambia Center for Communication Programmes (ZCCP) Consultation Meeting Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia April 11, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) The Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Gender, Auxilia Ponga The Assistant Director for the Ministry of Gender, Simon Kapilima Representatives from …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Defense and Army Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Erick Jordan during the Zambia Battalion V Opening Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Defense and Army Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Erick Jordan Zambia Battalion V Opening Ceremony Nanking Peace Mission Training Center, Lusaka, Zambia February 11, 2019 It is a great honor to represent the United States Department of Defense this morning on the occasion of the start of pre-deployment training for the fifth Zambia …

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Remarks by U.S Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the Zambia Battalion V Cocktail Reception

Remarks by U.S Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Zambia Battalion V Cocktail Reception U.S. Defense Attaché’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia March 22, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Good evening.  Minister of Defense Chama; Army Commander, Lieutenant General Sikazwe; Air Force Commander, Lieutenant General Muma; senior officers and warrant officers from the Defense Ministry; Army, Air Force, Nanking …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft during the Zambia’s Commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft Zambia’s Commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day Kuku Grounds, Chawama, Lusaka Friday, March 22, 2019 I am honored to be here with you today to build public awareness of the nearly one-and-a-half million people worldwide who face the devastating effects of tuberculosis (TB) each and every …

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Remarks by USAID Chief Medical Officer George Sinyangwe during the Handover of a Refurbished Tuberculosis Ward

Remarks by USAID Chief Medical Officer George Sinyangwe Handover of a Refurbished Tuberculosis Ward Mansa General Hospital, Mansa, Zambia March 26, 2019 The Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, MP; Hon. Provincial Minister, Mr. Nickson Chilangwa Provincial Permanent Secretary, Dr. Felix Phiri Provincial Health Director, Dr. Peter Bwalya; The Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr. Kennedy …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Reception Taj Pamodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia March 7, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Justice Given Lubinda International Law Enforcement Academy Alumni Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen All protocols observed Good evening.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy and my colleagues …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote during the Banguweulu Solar (Neoen/First Solar) Project Commissioning

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Banguweulu Solar (Neoen/First Solar) Project Commissioning Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone March 11, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Your Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia; Honorable Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa; Zambian government officials; Industrial Development Corporation and ZESCO Representatives; First Solar and Neoen …

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U.S. Embassy Facilitates Trade Mission to Explore Health, Aviation, and Environmental Opportunities in Zambia

Ambassador Foote’s Remarks Cocktail Reception for the Visiting U.S. Trade Delegation February 26, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Embassy Atrium I want to acknowledge the Honorable Ministers here this evening, including: Honorable Christopher Yaluma of the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, and Industry; Honorable Chitalu Chilufya of the Ministry of Health;Honorable Dora Siliya of the Ministry of Information …

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U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launches and Hands Over New Lecture Hall to the University of Zambia

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launch and Handover of the New Lecture Hall University of Zambia, College of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health Ridgeway Campus January 31, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Ministry of Higher Education Permanent Secretary Mabvuto Sakala University of Zambia Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Enala Tembo Mwase University of …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Thirty-ninth Meeting of the COMESA Intergovernmental Committee

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Thirty-ninth Meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Intergovernmental Committee COMESA Secretariat, Lusaka Zambia November 23, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) COMESA Secretary General, Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe COMESA Member State Ministers Fellow Ambassadors and other Cooperating Partner representatives It is a pleasure to join …

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World AIDS Day: Ambassador Foote Encourages Zambians to Cross the Finish Line and Defeat HIV

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote World AIDS Day Villa Grounds, Livingstone, Zambia December 1, 2018  (as prepared for delivery) Your Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Edify Hamukale, Honorable Minister of Southern Province Your Worship Eugene Mapuwo, Mayor of the City …

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U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft Launches the Mastercard’s Partnership with the Zambia National Association of Savings

Taj Padmodzi Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia November 20, 2018 Honorable Minister of Finance Mwanakatwe Honorable Minister of Commerce Trade and Industry Yaluma Bank of Zambia Governor Kalyalya Mastercard Division President Mark Elliot Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning.  On behalf of the U.S. Embassy, I offer my hearty congratulations to Mastercard …

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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft at the Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia Drainage Handover Ceremony

Mazyopa, Lusaka, Zambia November 2, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) Good afternoon, everyone.  This celebration is the culmination of years of hard work through the strong partnership between the governments of the United States of America and Zambia. In particular, I would like to recognize the Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia (MCA-Zambia) for its work in developing …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Launch of Zambia’s Violence Against Children Survey Report

Hotel Intercontinental, Lusaka, Zambia November 7, 2018  Honorable Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere UNICEF Country Representative Ministry of Health Representative Representative of the University of Zambia’s Department Of Population Studies Director of the Central Statistics Office Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good Morning. I am pleased to address this …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Launch of the Eastern Province HIV Epidemic Control Surge

Mpezeni Park, Eastern Province, Zambia November 5, 2018 Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Honorable Provincial Minister, Makebi Zulu Honorable Chief Madzimawe Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning.  Muli bwanji. On behalf of the U.S. government, I take pleasure in helping to launch the Eastern Province HIV Epidemic Control Surge, an …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Krafft at the BongoHive Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Finale

Lusaka, Zambia November 16, 2018 Messrs. Muyangana and Lindunda, Co-founders of BongoHive, thank you very much for the invitation.  Thank you Emma Christie-Miller and other BongoHive team members for coordinating this program, visiting American trainer Nichelle McCall for being here, boot camp participants, ladies and gentlemen. Good morning.  It is always a pleasure to visit …

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Early Grade Reading Assessment Training for Quality Control Officers and Assessors

Early Grade Reading Assessment Training for Quality Control Officers and Assessors USAID Education Office Director, Ms. Sarah Crites Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 08:30 a.m. Golden Peacock Hotel, Lusaka (Remarks as prepared) The Permanent Secretary for Administration, Ministry of General Education Director of the Examinations Council of Zambia Senior Planning Officer, Ministry of General Education Officials …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Distribution Ceremony of Motorbikes and Laboratory Equipment

Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Distribution Ceremony of Motorbikes and Laboratory Equipment Lusaka Provincial Health Office, Lusaka, Zambia October 23, 2018  The Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo The Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Charles Sipanje The Lusaka Provincial Health Director Dr. Consity Mwale Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning. Muli bwanji. First …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the own Hall Discussion with Mulungushi University

Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Town Hall Discussion with Mulungushi University Kabwe, Central Province, Zambia October 17, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) Madam Vice Chancellor Ng’ambi, Madam Deputy Vice Chancellor Lungu, Dean Mulikita, students, thank you for the warm welcome.  All other protocols observed.  I will keep my remarks brief so that we can …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Neurology Training Program Launch

Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Neurology Training Program Launch University Teaching Hospital Main Lecture Theater, Lusaka, Zambia October 11, 2018 Dr. Trevor Kaile, Dean of the University of Zambia’s School of Medicine Dr. Clarence Hiluba, University Teaching Hospital Senior Medical Superintendent Dr. Deanna Saylor, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Omar Siddiqi, Harvard Medical School Ladies …

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EMPOWER Project Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony

Remarks by Political and Economic Affairs Officer David Reynolds EMPOWER Project Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony Ministry of Labor and Social Security, Lusaka, Zambia October 4, 2018 Mr. Barnaby Mulenga, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Labor and Social Security Mr. Beyant Kabwe, EMPOWER Project Director Ms. Malika Magagula, Representative for Winrock International Distinguished guests, ladies …

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U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissions Kantolomba Health Post and Launches the 2018 Country Operational Plan

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissioning of Kantolomba Health Post and Launching of the 2018 Country Operational Plan September 11, 2018 Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia Honorable Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Minister of Health Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Honorable Japhen Mwakalombe, Copperbelt Province Minister Your Worship Amon Chisanga, Mayor of Ndola Ladies and …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla at the Commissioning of Mukobeko Medium Pre-Fabricated Health Post Kabwe

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissioning of Mukobeko Medium Pre-Fabricated Health Post Kabwe, Central Province, Zambia September 13, 2018 Honorable Stephen Kampyongo, Minister of Home Affairs Honorable Sydney Mushanga, Central Province Minister Your Worship Prince Chileshe, Mayor of Kabwe Honorable Commissioner General Percy Chato Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla at the Launch of the Southern Province Surge

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Launch of the Southern Province Surge Livingstone Central Hospital, Southern Province, Zambia September 12, 2018 Director of Ceremonies Honorable Dr. Edify Hamukale, Minister of Southern Province Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning / Muli buti. I am delighted to be here this morning …

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Remarks by USAID Agricultural Development Officer Anafrida Bwenge at the Opportunities for Investment in a Fresh Produce Wholesale Market Meeting

Remarks by USAID Agricultural Development Officer Anafrida Bwenge Opportunities for Investment in a Fresh Produce Wholesale Market Meeting InterContinental Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia Thursday, September 13, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) The Honorable Minister of Finance, Margaret Mwanakatwe Master of Ceremonies, Private Sector Representatives Other distinguished guests, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen It is …

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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Inauguration of Mylan Laboratories Facility

Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Inauguration of Mylan Laboratories Facility Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone, Lusaka, Zambia September 13, 2018  (as prepared for delivery) Greetings to Honorable Minister of Health Chilufya, other Zambian government officials, Indian High Commissioner Gangte, other members of the diplomatic corps, senior management of Mylan Laboratories, distinguished guests, ladies …

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Ambassador Foote Announces $385 Million in U.S. Support to Fight HIV/AIDS in Zambia

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote 2018 Country Operational Plan Launch and Commissioning of Kantolomba Pre-fabricated Clinic Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia September 11, 2018 I am delighted to be here today to demonstrate U.S. government support for reaching HIV epidemic control in Zambia by 2020.  It is hard to believe that less than 15 …

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Ambassador Foote’s Remarks for Peacekeeping Materiel Donation Ceremony

10 a.m. Friday June 29th Parade Square, Arakan Barracks, Lusaka Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for gathering here at Arakan Barracks this morning.  On behalf of the United States of America, it is my pleasure to donate to the Zambia Defense Force (ZDF) materiel for employment in peacekeeping training and operations, which is valued at …

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Remarks by Ambassador Schultz on the Occasion of the 241st Independence Day of the United States of America

Good afternoon. Welcome to our National Day; America’s 241st birthday. Our MC covered most of the protocol and in the interest of time I won’t repeat him save to recognize our Guest of Honor, the Honorable Minister of Finance Felix Mutati. I would also like to recognize at the outset all the work done by …

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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft — World AIDS Day – December 1, 2016

Remarks Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft World AIDS Day – December 1, 2016 Showgrounds, Lusaka Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya National AIDS Council Chairperson, Dr. George Tembo Honorable Lusaka Provincial Minister, Japhen Mwakalombe Representatives from other ministries District AIDS Task Force chairperson Civil society Cooperating partners in Zambia’s HIV response Distinguished guests Members of …

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ZAMPHIA Dissemination Meeting

Dr. Sundeep Gupta U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Country Director Keynote Speaker, ZAMPHIA Dissemination Meeting 2 December 2016 Good morning. It is truly humbling to be here today representing the United States Government, and I want to extend my appreciation to the Ministry for this honor. I have only been in the country …

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Ambassador Schultz Holds U.S. Election Reception

November 10, 2016. Yesterday, at a U.S. Election event at his residence, U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz stated, “It’s always kind of difficult when you have very, very close elections like this.  And as Zambians among us know, close elections are always the more difficult ones to come together afterwards.  But I would hope and expect …

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Press Briefing by Ambassador Schultz in Kasama, October 26, 2016

Ambassador Schultz:  We have officials from the Embassy here in Kasama.  This is in fact the inaugural…we are calling it “America Days,” where we travel around Zambia and introduce the United States to the Zambian public.  And in particular some of the things we are doing here, we met with the provincial minister, the P.S. …

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The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop

The National Democratic Institute Zambian Political Party Youth United Against Electoral Violence Workshop  Lusaka, Zambia July 12, 2016 Remarks as delivered by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Dr. Michael Yates HONORIFICS Officials of the Government of the Republic of Zambia Secretary Generals and representatives of the political parties present Executive Directors and representatives from civil society Staff …

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Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing – July 1, 2016.

Transcript of Ambassador Eric Schultz’s Press Briefing July 1, 2016 Reporter: So far, how have you rated the process so far? Ambassador Schultz:  Well it’s been very interesting, very contentious obviously.  I think it reflects the fact that the last election was quite close and I think that both sides feel they have a good …

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Transcript of Ambassador Schultz and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Haskell

Press Avail April 6, 2016 REPORTER: The Ambassador talked about that this is an election year. What do we expect from the American Government in terms of their actual support to us holding free and fair elections? DAS HASKELL: I mean, everywhere, the United States supports democratic governance and I think one point our Assistant …

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Fourth Economic Panel Discussion on Power Sector

Points Raised by U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz  Fourth Economic Panel Discussion on Power Sector April 6, 2016 Thank moderator and WECREATE — United States is a proud sponsor. Fourth panel; purpose is to discuss way forward for Zambian economy. Power is a critical sector. Electricity is the lifeblood of a modern economy. Mining, agriculture, tourism, …

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Speech by Ambassador Eric Schultz during our National Day celebrations

July 9, 2015 On July 2, 1776 the Continental Congress voted to declare independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, was formally adopted by the Congress two days later, on July 4. We Americans celebrate our national birthday on July 4 but it might easily have been July 2. Our …

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