President Hakainde Hichilema addresses United Nations General Assembly, 76th Session.

Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia, addressed the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 21-27September 2021). As part of his speech, he highlighted the successful elections held in Zambia, He bade a fond farewell and thanks to our founding father H.E. Dr Kenneth David Kaunda. He spoke on the Impact of Covid and vaccines in Zambia and he continued to speak on the future of Zambia.

I have the distinct honour to deliver my maiden speech as the seventh president of the Republic of Zambia following the electoral victory of our United Party for National Development (UPND) in the presidential and general elections that were held on the 12th of August 2021 I am pleased to inform this august house that the people of Zambia the Republic of the people of Zambia once again rose the occasion to usher in a new government through a peaceful election this has enabled Zambia to further consolidate our democratic credentials which serve as an inspiration to the African continent.

– President Hakainde Hichilema