Just In: Zambia Tourism Agency Board dissolved
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Tourism and Arts Minister Hon. Ronald Chitotela
Zambia’s government through the Ministry of Tourism and Arts has with immediate effect dissolved the board of directors for the Zambia Tourism Agency Board.
Addressing journalists in Lusaka Tuesday morning, Tourism and Arts Minister Hon. Ronald Chitotela said the current board was appointed on 13th July 2017 and the mandate was to run up to 12th July, 2020.
“Going forward as a way of trying to shake and making things work, I have today the 24th September, 2019 using the powers vested in me as an appointing authority, I have decided to dissolve the board of the directors for the Zambia Tourism Agency,” Hon. Chitotela announced.
“The decision to dissolve the board has been taken in the context of reforms that our ministry has embarked on to ensure that the promotion and marketing of tourism is taken to another level. The objective of the ministry of tourism going forward is to make the ministry as a number one economic earner for Zambia,” he concluded.