National policy on disability

At the official opening of the third session of the eleventh national assembly, on 20th September 2013, His Excellency President, Micheal Chilufya Sata, among many other progressive pronouncements he made in his speech, announced to Parliament and the nation that government was going to “continue to implement the national policy on disability to guide programmes for persons with disabilities so as to enable them lead productive, fulfilled and dignified lives” (Post newspaper, 21st September 2013).