GOVERNMENT TO BROADEN SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAMMES – PRESIDENT LUNGU

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President Edgar Lungu has assured Zambians that his administration will continue implementing and broadening social protection programmes in an effort to improve the welfare of vulnerable people across the country.

President Lungu noted that government will continue to scale up the implementation of programmes such as the social cash transfer, food security park, emergency cash transfer schemes and supporting women livelihoods.

Speaking at the closing of the Patriotic Front (PF) General conference in Lusaka today, President Lungu indicated that government will ensure that the girl child and women are empowered with appropriate skills and empowerment opportunities.

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