Patriotic Front Chairperson for Women’s League Jean Kapata has asked women in the Diaspora to help Zambia achieve its middle income status by the year 2030 by investing in various sectors of the country.

According to a statement issued by First Secretary for Press and Public Relations at the Zambian High Commission to South Africa Naomi Nyawali, Kapata, who is also Mandevu PF member of parliament, said this in Pretoria, South Africa during a Fundraising Dinner Dance organized by the party Women’s League in that country.

Nyawali stated that Kapata said government attached great importance to women affairs through a policy direction to have 40 percent of women in decision making positions.

She called on women to be actively involved in bringing economic development to Zambia.

Kapata also said government firmly believed in the power of women to positively contribute to all sectors of Zambia’s economy and that the onus was on women to take advantage of the favorable policy directive.

Kapata further commended her team in South Africa for being instrumental in promoting the vision of the party.