British High Commissioner Fergus Cochrane-Dyet has refuted reports Circulating on Social Media of an Impending Closure of its Operations in Zambia.


High Commissioner Cochrane-dyet said the Strange Social Media Rumours are Totally untrue because Zambia and the United Kingdom enjoy Strong Historical Ties.


He explained that there has been no Major Change to the British High Commission’s Operations since the Processing of Visas was Moved to the Regional Processing Centre in Pretoria in 2010.


Mr Cochrane-Dyet stated that his Country is Committed to Further Strengthen its Relationship with Zambia through Boosting Economic Development, Driving Investment, Creating Jobs and Poverty Eradication.



He said that alongside Development Work, where the Department For International Development (DFID) is providing over 40 Million United States Dollars a Year, they are also Expanding their Prosperity and Trade Relations, which includes the Opening of a Department For international trade office at the High Commission Office in Lusaka.


MARCH 29, 2017

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