Zambia Army Commander Lieutenant General William Sikazwe says there is need for the defence force to be abreast with new military trends.
General Sikazwe says this will enhance the capacity of the defence force in maintaining internal peace and participating in peace keeping missions.
He was speaking in an interview with journalists after inspecting the modification and modernisation of the infrastructure at the Zambia Defence and staff College.
General Sikazwe called on trainers at the Zambia Defence and Staff College in Lusaka to be diligent in the dispensation of military skills.
He said he wants the Zambia Defence and Staff College to maintain its enviable reputation.
And Zambia Air force -ZAF- Commander Lieutenant General Wilfred Muma acknowledged the need for the defence force to be abreast with new military trends.
General Muma said ZAF is one of the defence wings whose members of staff are greatly benefiting from the skills offered at the Zambia Defence and staff college.
Meanwhile, Zambia National Service Commandant, Lieutenant General Nathan Mulenga acknowledged calls for construction works to be prominently done by Zambian institutions and contractors.
General Mulenga’s remarks come on the backdrop of the modification and modernisation of the Zambia Defence and Staff College by the defence force.
Meanwhile, former Army Commander Lieutenant General Nobby Simbeye thanked the Zambia Army for honouring him as one of pioneers of the Zambia Defence and Staff College.
Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the Zambia Defence and Staff College.