SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT TO OPEN 91ST ZAMBIAN AGRICULTURAL SHOW IN LUSAKA

PRETORIA, South African President Jacob Zuma will visit Lusaka on Saturday to officially open the 91st Zambian Agricultural and Commercial Show as the guest of honour, says the Presidency.

The Presidency said in a statement here Thursday that the working visit is at the invitation of the Zambian President Edgar Lungu. This show is being organized under the theme, “Promotion of the Green Economy.”

South Africa and Zambia have good bilateral political, economic and social relations underpinned by strong historical ties dating back from the years of the liberation struggle. The two countries have signed 21 agreements and memoranda of Understanding (MoU) over the past years.

A Memorandum of Understanding concerning co-operation in the field of agriculture, which enables the two countries to share agricultural development experiences, capacity-building and skills development programmes amongst other areas of co-operation is among the MoUs signed.

The Presidency said President Jacob Zuma will be accompanied by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK