President Sata heads to Japan

President Michael Sata this afternoon made a stop over at Dubai Airport where he boarded a Commercial plane enroute to Japan.He was welcomed by Zambia’s Ambassador to Egypt Lt Gen Herbert Simutowe.The President heads to Japan to attend the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development.TICAD is a summit meeting on African development co-organized by the Government of Japan, UN, World Bank, UNDP and AUC.TICAD V will take place in Yokohama, Japan, from 1 to 3 June, 2013.
President Michael Sata who was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Effron Lungu and Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah, left Addis Ababa at 12:35 hours local time.
He was in Ethiopia for the 21st African Union Heads of State Summit and the Golden Jubilee cerebrations of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which is now known as African Union (AU).