President Lungu attends mass in Paris, France


President Edgar Lungu on Sunday attended a mass at the Catholic’s Joseph Parish in Paris, France ahead of the official visit to the European nation.

Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Lungu attended the mass together with First Lady Esther ahead of the official visit at the invitation of the French President Francois Hollande.

According to a statement obtained by ZANIS, President Lungu will later yesterday afternoon to address Zambians based in Paris at a Luncheon hosted by Zambia Ambassador to France Humphrey Chibanda.

On Monday , February 9, 2016 President Lungu will address an influential group of French investors across various sectors such as energy , Agriculture, Tourism, Mining, Construction and Communication.

Mr. Chanda said the Republican President will advise the potential investors that Zambia is a stable private sector driven free market economy where property rights are constitutionally protected.

The President will later hold bilateral talks with his host before witnessing the signing of various economic cooperation agreements in Mining ,Tourism, Television, Telecoms and Energy.

Later President Lungu will hold a Press Briefing at Elysee Palace, the official residence of the French President.

On Tuesday , President Lungu will appear on a Franc24 and Radio France International for a television and radio interview, respectively.