According to ZNBC,

Foreign Affairs Misnister, kabinga Pande said,Zambia plans to open more missions in strategic regions abroad, the move aimed at enhancing Zambia’s economic and political relations in the world.

According to the report, Mr Pande was speaking in Lusaka, during the opening of Zambia’s Heads of missions conference.

“He Said Zambia’s interaction with the international community must be based on maximising economic benefit. The Minister observed that the emphasis on economic diplomacy has changed the face of international relations world-wide. Heads of Foreign Missions are expected to meet President Mwanawasa – Friday.Reported by ZNBC