As Head of Mission, the Ambassador’s general role is to manage and facilitate the interpretation of Zambia’s Foreign Policy by establishing and maintaining strong relations with Italy and countries of extra accreditation. The Ambassador’s role also extends to ensuring smooth and seamless interactions with the multilateral institutions under his charge by promoting, protecting and enhancing Zambia’s foreign interests in the International Fund for Agriculture (IFAD), the World Food Program (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). His Excellency the Ambassador’s countries of extra accreditation are Malta, Cyprus, Greece and Albania.