The Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development is responsible for the development and management of mineral resources in a sustainable manner for the benefit of the people of Zambia.

To ensure sustainable mining and production of oil and gas for economic development.
”A Smart and Value-Centered Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development”

In line with the National Values and Principles as well as pursuant to our mission, the MMMD shall be guided by Six (6) Core Values in its operations and the members of staff, will be expected to exhibit the values in their behavior and conduct. The core values are;