A group of Turkish experts will conduct a series of training on environmental management system for Zambian officials in government institutions and civil society organizations.
?"These specialized officials, who are in Zambia for two weeks, will provide capacity and institutional building training in the field of health, agriculture, housing, environment and waste management, including sanitation," Turkish Ambassador to Zambia Sebnem Incesu told reporters on Tuesday.
The group of experts includes officials from Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA), Istanbul Municipality and Red Cross Society.
Zambian Ministry of Health's Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama thanked the Turkish government for being an all-weather friend of Zambia.
Malama recalled that Turkey had donated assorted medical supplies to support Zambia's fight against Cholera outbreak.
"And now, Turkey has sent experts to Zambia to provide a series of trainings in the required area, he added.
?John Musimuko, the director of the Zambia Environmental Management Agency, said he is pleased that the program, which was agreed last year to train Zambians in environmental management system, has finally taken off.
This project, thanks to Turkey, will greatly benefit the people of Zambia, Musimuko added.
Source: Anadolu Agency