President Edgar Lungu has made some changes at Permanent Secretary level with immediate effect.
The President has transferred Permanent Secretary for Copperbelt Province Elias Kamanga to Northern Province taking over from Jobbicks Kalumba who moves to Muchinga Province in the same capacity.
Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe has been transferred to the Copperbelt Province in the same capacity whilst Southern Province Permanent Secretary Sibanze Simuchoba swaps with Western Province Permanent Secretary Mwangala Liomba.
The President has also promoted Southern Province Provincial Planner Kennedy Mubanga to Deputy Permanent Secretary in the same province taking over from Douglas Ngimbu who moves to North Western Province in the same capacity.
This is according to statement released to ZNBC News by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda.
Apart from addressing some administrative challenges, the President expects the moved individuals to double up their efforts and make considerable improvements in their work ethics, productivity and ensure strict oversight as controlling officers.