The Chatham House of the United Kingdom has invited Education Minister Dora Siliya and former Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Director of Investment Promotions and Privatizations, Muhabi Lungu to a meeting where the duo is expected to speak on Zambia’s political and economic prospects.
The meeting is scheduled to take place on 28th July 2011.
This is according to a letter addressed to the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) National Chairman Michael Mabenga dated 7th July 2011 by Chatman House Head of Africa Program and Director of Regional and Security Studies Alex Vines and obtained by Tumfweko.com today.
African Institute for Democracy and Good Governance (AIDGG) Spokesperson Thabo Kawana is equally attending the meeting and is also scheduled to speak.
Chatham House which was founded in 1920 and granted its Royal Charter in 1926 is based in St James’s Square in London.
The Chatham House Rule, famous for facilitating free speech and confidentiality at meetings regularly hosts high-profile speakers from around the world in a packed programme of events and conferences as well as organizing and participating in a number of events and conferences elsewhere in the UK and overseas.
Over the past decades, numerous high profile speakers have addressed meetings including Mahatma Ghandi, President Nelson Mandela, President Ronald Reagan and her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the second.