President Edgar Lungu confers with MAZ over mealie meal prices

Zambia’s President Edgar Chagwa yesterday held a fruitful meeting with the leadership of the Millers Association of Zambia MAZ on the escalating mealie meal prices in the country.

The President was accompanied to the meeting by some cabinet ministers, Food Reserve Agency Executive Director Chola Kafwabulula and Senior State House Aides, while MAZ was led by its Chairperson Andrew Chintala.

The President has directed Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya to hold follow-up meetings with stakeholders to ensure market fundamentals are not manipulated to exploit consumers.