Minister of Local Government and Housing, Hon. Emmanuel Chenda, has urged all Local Authorities to prioritise fire safety awareness activities to prevent fire accidents.
The Minister has also called upon everyone intending to build a house to subject their building plans to the scrutiny and approval of the council in their areas of jurisdiction before building in order to comply with the building standards, which include fire safety.
Germany committed to strengthen local governance for improved service delivery
The German Government through the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is committed to further provide support to the Government of Zambia in the area of decentralisation and local governance, says Head of German Development Cooperation Dr. Frank Hofmann.