President Edgar Lungu has appointed Secretary to the Cabinet Dr Roland Msiska as head of Zambia Atomic Agency (ZAMATOM).
Deputy secretary to the Cabinet in charge of Administration Patrick Kangwa will act as Secretary to the Cabinet when Dr.Msiska’s contract comes to an end on February 20,2019.
The Permanent (PS) Secretary for Management Development Division (MDD) at cabinet office Mr Ndashe Yumba goes to the Ministry of lands and Natural Resources swapping with his counterpart Mr Trevor Kaunda.
Central Province PS Chanda Kabwe on the other hand is the new National coordinator for Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) under the office of the Vice President taking over from Ms Yande Mwape who becomes PS at Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs.
Community Development and Social Services PS Ms Leah Mutale goes to the Ministry of Home Affairs responsible for refugees in the same capacity while her counterpart at the Ministry of Home Affairs Ms Pamela Kabamba moves to Community Development and Social Services.
The PS at the Ministry of General Education Dr Felix Phiri goes to Luapula province in the same capacity while taking over from Dr Buleti Nsemukila who goes to the Eastern Province as PS.
Eastern province PS Chanda Kasolo is the new PS at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services and Muchinga PS Dr Jobbixx Kalumba has been transferred to the Ministry of General Education as PS and Deputy PS for Copperbelt Province Ms Joyce Nsamba has been promoted to head Muchinga province PS.
Meanwhile Director of Infrastructure at the Ministry of Health Ms Mulalelo Kakulubelwa is the PS secretary responsible for Administration at the same Ministry and PS in charge of Technical Services at the Ministry of Health Dr Jobbin Mulwanda moves to Cabinet Office on holding position.
And Deputy Permanent Secretary for Western Province Mr Bernard Chomba has been promoted to PS for Central Province and Deputy PS for Home Affairs Mr Willies Manjimela becomes PS for North-Western Province. And Mwinilunga District Commissioner Mr Danny Bukali becomes Deputy PS for Western Province.
Deputy Commissioner of Police for Lusaka Province Geofrey Kunda has been transferred to the Eastern Province in the same capacity and Commissioner of Police for Eastern Province Mr Alex Chilufya moves to Police Headquarters as Commissioner of Police for Operations, while Deputy Director for Police for Eastern Province Ms Sharon Zulu moves to Lusaka in the same capacity.
Meanwhile Mr Micheal Pwete the Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs PS and Mr Geoffrey Malama Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services PS as well as Mr Ephraim Mateyo the PS for North Western Province’s contracts have not been renewed.
And Mr Kasolo, the newly appointed Information and Broadcasting PS has said he is delighted with the news and has promised to serve the people of Zambia even better.
“I am delighted by the appointment because it means my hard work has been recognized and I will not let the people of Zambia down,” he said.