ZADIFO Mourns Zambia’s Ambassador to Turkey
Zambia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Dr. Joseph Chilengi has died aged 61. The Ambassador died on Tuesday 11th May, 2021 at 22:35 hours at Güven Hospital in Ankara where he was receiving medical attention.
Ambassador Chilengi, who was deployed to the Republic of Turkey in January 2018, was very passionate about the general welfare of diasporans.
Prior to his diplomatic appointment, Ambassador Chilengi served as the Presiding Officer of the African Union Economic, Social & Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) and was instrumental in ensuring that Zambia hosted its Secretariat.