- He said people should realize that there was a government in place that was doing everything possible to ensure that the living conditions of the people especially the vulnerable were improved.
By KETRA KALUNGA
ZAMBIANS have been urged to stop tarnishing the image of the country to potential investors through negative sentiments on the economy.
Evangelical Youth Alliance (EYA) President, Moses Lungu, said it was unfortunate that people, especially politicians, were making political mileage by talking ill of the country’s economy.
Reverend Lungu said in an interview that it was the duty of every well-meaning Zambian to show patriotism and speaking positively on the country’s economy especially to outsiders.
The clergyman said it was sad that despite seeing progressive developments, most Zambians were busy damaging the image of the country to potential investors.
”It’s amazing how people despite seeing the positive and progressive development and situations that are changing the shape of our country, people still want to make political mileage that is shaping negative opinion on what is positive about Zambia, he said.
Rev Lungu warned against taking advantage of prevailing economic challenges in the country for political mileage.
He said people should realize that there was a government in place that was doing everything possible to ensure that the living conditions of the people especially the vulnerable were improved.
Rev Lungu said it was unfortunate that it took outsiders to appreciate how the government was working hard to improve the country’s economy.
The clergy has since urged Zambians to avoid speculations on the country’s economy because such talk only gives room to enemies of the development to destabilize the country.
“It is taking outsiders to come and appreciate how we are working so hard, I think we need to minimize as citizens on the aspect of speculations, speculations may be true, may not be true but they only give room to an enemy who wants to destabilize the country,” he said.