ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT MAKING THREE-DAY STATE VISIT TO EGYPT

LUSAKA, Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has left for Cairo for a three-day state visit to Egypt at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

President Lungu was welcomed on arrival at Cairo International Airport Tuesday by Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Abdel Moneim El Banna.

Also hand to receive him were Zambian Foreign Minister Harry Kalaba, Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Margret Mwanakatwe and Zambian Army Commander Lieutenant-General Paul Mihova.

During his stay in Egypt, President Lungu is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with his President EL-SISI and witness the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding and agreements in various sector, including include tourism and health.

The two Heads of State will also attend a Zambia-Egypt Business Council forum before visiting a Suez Canal fisheries establishment.

President Lungu is also scheduled to tour the Arab Industrial Park, an economic zone, as well as learn how the tourism sector is flourishing in Egypt. The Head of State will meet Zambians living in Egypt before concluding his visit.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK