5 Heads of State coming to Lusaka

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:54:44 +0000

ZAMBIA will soon play host to five foreign Heads of State who will visit Lusaka between May and August, says Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba.

Mr Kalaba said the Heads of States expected to visit Zambia are from South Africa, Rwanda, Ghana, Togo and Madagascar.

He said the visits by various foreign dignitaries including Heads of States to Zambia was testimony of the sound leadership of President Edgar Lungu.

Mr Kalaba said many African leaders had seen that Zambia was a strong partner that was committed to promoting peace and democracy in the region.

He was speaking to journalists at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport where he saw off Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariem Desalegn.

Defence and Security Chiefs were also present to see off Mr Desalegn who is also the leader of the Ethiopian government.

And Mr Kalaba described Mr Desalegn’s visit to Zambia as monumental that has opened trade volumes between the two countries

He said various trade agreements were discussed and that Ethiopia would soon open its Embassy in Zambia.

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