Vatican, – President Hakainde Hichilema has said the meeting he had with Pope Francis in the Vatican City yesterday was wonderful as it enabled the two leaders to discuss matters of common interest.
President Hichilema said he and Pope Francis discussed issues pertaining to poverty alleviation, support to the poor, health, education and matters to do with Christian faith.
“We had a wonderful meeting with the Pope.
We are very grateful that in his busy schedule, Pope Francis has allowed time to have a meeting with him,” he told ZANIS in the Vatican City yesterday. And President Hichilema also toured the massive St. Peter’ Basilica in the Vatican City before leaving for Zambia