Harry Kalaba

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Harry Kalaba
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
March 2014 – January 2018
PresidentMichael Sata (2014)
Edgar Lungu (2015–)
Preceded byWylbur Simuusa
Personal details
Born (1976-06-12) 12 June 1976 (age 42)
NationalityZambian
Political partyPatriotic Front

Harry Kalaba (born 12 June 1976) is a Zambian politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Zambia from March 2014[1] to January 2018 when he resigned from his role.[2] He is also Member of Parliament of Bahati constituency in Mansa, Luapula.

Resignation

On 2 January 2018, Kalaba announced his resignation from his role as Foreign Minister in a Facebook post. He said his decision was prompted by the "swelling" levels of corruption "perpetrated by those who are expected to be the solution".[2]

References

  1. "President Lungu appoints full cabinet". Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Zambia foreign minister Harry Kalaba resigns over 'greed', BBC, 3 January 2018