The Republic of Zambia became the latest Member of IMO, following the deposit, of an instrument of acceptance of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Welcoming His Excellency Lumbi, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu said that the Republic of Zambia is an important member of the international community. He said, “I’m sure our membership will really welcome you. We will support you.”
In turn, His Excellency Lumbi expressed his happiness at Zambia’s having joined IMO, saying “we look forward to benefiting from the experiences of other IMO Member States, particularly landlocked States.”
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