President Lungu arrives in Shenzhen to meet Huawei, ZTE


President Edgar Lungu has arrived in Shenzhen, China where he is expected to meet local municipality leaders and investors in the mobile phone industry.

President Lungu who is accompanied by his wife Esther arrived at Shenzhen airport at 20: 35 hours and was received by Vice Mayor of the people government Chen Biao and other Chinese government officials.

President Lungu’s who is on a one day trip to Shenzhen is tomorrow expected to visit Shenzhen museum before holding meetings with leaders of Huawei and ZTE, producers of mobile phones.

The Head of State will have bilateral talks with municipal leaders and will be later joined by first lady Esther to attend a banquet that will be hosted in his honour.

Mr. Lungu is also accompanied by Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda and Transport Works and Supply Minister Yamfwa Mukanga.

Mines and Energy Development Minister Christopher Yalumwa is also part of the President’s entourage.

President Lungu is later in the day expected to fly to Shanghai and return to Zambia on Thursday.