MANY DIPLOMATS WERE RECALLED WITHOUT PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY
President Hakainde Hichilema has disclosed that some Diplomats were recalled from Foreign Service without his authority or knowledge.
“Someone recalled Diplomats (from Foreign Service) we didn’t recall, and sneaked in their replacements to dispatch. But we have dealt with that.”
In his first announcement, State House announced the recall of eight(😎 Ambassadors and two (2) Deputies.
But Foreign Affairs has proceeded to recall most press secretaries and other Diplomats with the number rising from ten (10) to fourty five (45) Diplomats.
On Monday, President Hichilema fired Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ronald Simwiinga and Secretary to Cabinet, Dr. Simon Miti.