Lungu in South Africa for troika meeting


President Edgar Lungu has left for South Africa for a one day bilateral consultative meeting with President Jacob Zuma who is the chairman of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation.
Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda disclosed to journalist at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport that President Lungu was invited by his Mr. Zuma during the AU summit last month.


He further revealed that the meeting between the two heads of states will be held today in Cape Town, South Africa.

President Lugun is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba and Mr. Chanda.


He was seen off at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport by Vice President Inonge Wina, several cabinet ministers, service chiefs and Patriotic Front (PF) party officials.


Mr. Lungu is expected back home today.


Tomorrow, President Lungu will host his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete who is coming to Zambia for a two day state visit.