Woolley toasts recovery of £25m assets


OUTGOING British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley is happy that his Government’s support in building capacity and strengthening Zambian law enforcement agencies is bearing fruit with over K810 million (£25 million) worth of assets having been recovered and forfeited to the State.
Mr Woolley says the UK will continue to walk alongside Zambia in the fight against corruption in order to recover and return stolen assets and ensure perpetrators of corruption are brought to justice.
During the launch of the second National Policy on Anti-Corruption yesterday, Mr Woolley said the UK, through International Centre for Asset Recovery, committed K50 million to ensure Zambia’s institutions are equipped to undertake the complex work to recover stolen assets.
“This support is yielding tangible results through highvalue assets that have been frozen, seized or returned to Zambia,” he said….https://enews.daily-mail.co.zm/welcome/home