Director-General Pays Courtesy Call on Minister of Education

The Director-General of the Higher Education Authority (HEA), Professor Kazhila C. Chinsembu, paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister of Education, Mr. Douglas Munsaka Syakalima, MP.

The delegation from HEA was led by the Chairperson of the Board of the Authority, Prof. Levy Siaminwe, who was formally presenting and introducing the Director-General to the Minister.

Addressing the delegation, the Honourable Minister congratulated the Director-General on his appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of HEA, emphasising that it was now time to take higher education on another level.

Mr. Syakalima stated that there were a lot of expectations on Professor Chinsembu and that the Director-General was expected to address the concerns of the declining higher education standards in the country.

Mr. Syakalima further thanked the Board Chairperson and the HEA Management and Staff for having held down the fort as they waited for the Director-General to be found and for him to take up the position. 

Professor Chinsembu was appointed as the Director-General of HEA on 22nd April, 2024. 

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