PRESIDENT SATA TO ADDRESS 2013 BOAO FORUM FOR ASIA

Press Release
LUSAKA, Friday, February 15, 2013 — His Excellency, Mr Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, has been invited by the People’s Republic of China to attend and deliver a keynote speech at the BOAO forum for Asia Annual Conference 2013, which takes place in April this year. The BOAO Annual Conference will be held on April 6-8, under the theme; ‘Asia Seeking Development for All: Restructuring, Responsibility and Cooperation’ and over ten [10] heads of states, including the Chinese leaders are expected to attend. Other prominent figures invited include the President of the International Monetary Fund [IMF] and eight [8] other leaders of international organisations. Approximately 2000 participants ranging from Government representatives, business leaders, academicians and media will attend this year’s Annual Conference. The standard and size of this year’s Annual Conference is expected to overtake all previous events.