Patricia Scotland– sixth and first lady Secretary General of the Commonwealth, expressed pleasure and felt honoured to be conferred as Head Women by Chief Hamusonde of the Lundwe people of the Bweengwa area in Monze district of Zambia.
Through her social media, she noted, “I am incredibly honoured to be conferred as Head Women by Chief Hamusonde of the Lundwe people of the Bweengwa area in Monze district.”
She has been awarded the title for her major role in saving the lives of the people in his chiefdom.
CSG Patricia Scotland extended gratitude to the people of Zambia and Hakainde Hichilema and stressed that she will also always fulfil their commitment to her service.
She underscored, “It is a tremendous honour, and I am thankful to the people of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, and I will always be at their service.”
Further, she also lauded the successful hosting of the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, where athletes of the countries of the Commonwealth performed exceptionally well.
She stated, “Even though we are well into the Commonwealth Games, Anne Wafula Strike’s piece on the importance of fighting for athletes with disabilities and inclusion is just as important.”
Recently, CSG Patricia Scotland visited India, where she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from O.P. Jindal Global University in #Delhi in front of some of #India’s best & brightest #youth at their graduation.
In the award ceremony, Scotland encouraged students with the words,” I say to the young and aspiring in our #Commonwealth family, I am no different to you; if I can do it, you can too.”
During her visit to India, Patricia Scotland has a valuable conversation with Secretary (West) Shri Sanjay Verma on the importance of #India in the Commonwealth.
She lauded India for their valuable contributions in times of the COVID-19 pandemic while expressing, “We are especially grateful for India’s generosity and support to vulnerable Commonwealth countries during the pandemic, including sharing #Covid19 Vaccines.”