Defence Minister AMBROSE LUFUMA says Government is committed to improving the welfare of defense and military personnel in the country.

Mr. LUFUMA explains that this why efforts are being made to ensure that men and women in uniform continue to perform exceptionally.

The Minister adds that he is pleased that Zambia has contributed to the many peacekeeping and observer missions in some war-torn countries under the auspices of the United Nations and the African Union.

Mr. LUFUMA was speaking during the commemoration of the United Nations international day of peacekeepers at Arakan Baracks Chapel in Lusaka today.

And United Nations Security Adviser FERDINAND OKAFOR thanked Zambia for the contribution towards peace keeping missions.

Mr. OKAFOR added that Zambia is among the top 20 contributors to the UN peacekeeping globally.

Source : ZNBC news

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