Govt appreciates China’s continued support – Scott

VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott says the government appreciates the continued support from China.

Officiating at the Chinese Temple Fair in Lusaka yesterday to mark the 2013 New Year for the Chinese, Vice-President Scott commended the Chinese government for promoting cultural co-operation with Zambia.

“I commend the Chinese government for promoting cultural co-operation between China and Zambia. It would be quite satisfying if next year we had a Zambian contingent for one of our dances learning some Chinese culture. We will see if we can arrange that. We appreciate the assistance that your government has continued to render to Zambia in various areas of development,” he said.

Vice-President Scott encouraged the Chinese to visit Zambia’s tourism sites such as game parks to appreciate the beauty of African animals.

“This is the first new year festival in Zambia.