Chief Government Spokesperson Fackson Shamenda has stated that government is on course in delivering on its promises contrary to assertions by some sections of society.
And government has announced board members for the Times Printpak Zambia limited and Zambia Daily Mail.
Information minister Fackson Shamenda has since challenged the incoming board members of the two public media institutions to uphold the professionalism.
Mr. Shamenda during a media briefing this morning said government has demonstrated that the public media are not a preserve of the ruling elite.
He has further said that the government has demonstrated that people working in the public media are highly professional.
Mr. Shamenda has named Michael Musonda, a legal practitioner and former Law Association of Zambia president as a board chairman for Times Printpak.
Other members of the board are Bank of Zambia director for human resource and administration Penelope Mapoma, NGOCC executive director Engwase Mwale, and University of Zambia lecture Eustace Nkandu.
Others are Multichoice Zambia General manager Simon Botha, Lawrence Moola , Judge Kabazo Chanda a retired judge, information permanent secretary Amos Malupenga and Times of Zambia managing director Godfery Malama.
The minister also named Stanchat managing director Mizinga Melu as the new board chairperson for the Zambia daily mail.
Others members are Oliver Kanene a director at ZAMCOM, Tamala Kambikambi, a university of Zambia lecture, Carol Chobbonta, Barclays Bank Zambia head of corporate affairs Webster Malido, Philimon Songolo a legal practitioner, Lusaka business man Simon Zukas, Amos Malupenga and Managing director Issac Chipampe.