Lungu: I Will Sign National Dialogue Bill Into Law

Lungu: I Will Sign National Dialogue Bill Into Law

President Edgar Lungu says he will sign the National Dialogue Bill into law.

The President stressed his commitment to assenting to the bill in an interview with journalists in Lusaka at Zambia Airforce -ZAF- Headquarter Airport upon arrival from the Copperbelt.

The bill provides for the formation of the National Dialogue Forum to amend the constitution, Public Order Act and Electoral laws.

The bill also has a provision for the regulation of political parties.

The National Dialogue Bill was passed by parliament yesterday.

And President Lungu says he discovered that parliamentarians from the ruling party and opposition parties are not interacting with the people in their constituencies.

The President said there is need for political leaders to visit the electorate to be abreast with their problems.