Zambia, Angola agree on VISA free crossing


The Angolan Government has proposed that Visa requirements between Zambia and that country should be removed to allow free flow of people.

Angola has further suggested that even the use of passports between the two countries should be reviewed to promote trade between the two countries.

Foreign Affairs Minister for that country Georges Chikoti who is on a visit in Zambia says people of the two countries should be allowed to interact freely.

Dr Chikoti was speaking when he met foreign affairs Minister Harry Kalaba in Lusaka.

He has also indicated that his counterpart from the Ministry of Transport will visit Zambia soon to explore ways of ensuring that the two countries connect their rail lines.

He also says there is need for the two countries to develop roads, railway lines, and water ways to ease operations of the business communities in the two countries.

And Mr. Kalaba says the issue of Visa waiver has been long overdue, and will be addressed at the Joint Permanent commission level.

Mr. Kalaba says the removal of Visa requirements will ease trade between the two countries.