President Edgar Lungu has left for Malawi to attend the neighbouring country’s 51st independence anniversary.
President Lungu Presidential Challenger jet took off at Kenneth Kauda International Airport at exactly 17:05 hours and is accompanied by First Lady Esther and his Specia;l Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda among other notable figures.
Speaking to journalists before departure , Mr Lungu said his invitation to attend Malawi’s 51st Independence Anniversary is testimony of pan Africanism.
He added that Zambia needs to show solidarity with other countries adding the visit will also help the two neighbouring countries to learn about democracy from one another as well as share values.
He said all this can only be achieved through interactions with neighbouring countries.
Mr. Lungu and his delegation was seen off by vice-president Inonge Wina, PF Secretary Davies Chama, government and party officials.