A new movement, according to President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA, is gaining traction in Africa.
According to the President, the initiative would aim to implement specified social and economic transformation by 2063.
In his speech at the US Africa Leaders Summit session on Partnering Agenda 2063 in Washington, DC, President Hichilema made this statement.
According to the President, African states have collectively selected important economic areas with significant potential to realize the vision fully in order to accomplish this.
According to President Hichilema, Africa has realized the importance of a skilled and educated populace for advancing African partnerships and ensuring the continent’s prosperity.
Additionally, Mr. Hichilema emphasized that Zambia has greatly boosted spending on education at the national level by providing free education, hiring a large number of teachers, building new schools, and providing school supplies, particularly in remote areas.
Infrastructure development is a crucial enabler for increased productivity, economic growth, trade, connectivity, and economic inclusion, according to Mr. Hichilema.
Among the 49 heads of state present at the US-Africa Leaders Summit, which ran from December 13 to December 15, 2022, were presidents of African nations.
Renewing partnerships between Africa and the United States in areas of shared interest has been the main topic of discussion at the meeting.