Zimbabwe President in Zambia For Independence Day Celebrations
Emerson Mnangagwa arrived in Lusaka yesterday ahead of Independence Day celebrations. He was received by President Lungu and Senior Government Officials at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport.
Upon arrival he inspected the Guard of Honour mounted by the Zambian Army. He was accorded a 21-gun salute and was later entertained by a cultural troupe.
Following this he called on the First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda before holding bilateral talks with President Lungu at State House.
During these talks four agreements were signed. The first between Ministers of Industry and Commerce over the one stop border post at Victoria Falls in order to ease and expedite the movement of goods and services. It is hoped this will facilitate more efficient trade in the SADC region and free trade area.
The second agreement was an MOU on cooperation and preservation of war graves and the construction of monuments and museums.
The third was an MOU on cultural exchange between Zamia and Zimbabwe.
The finally was an MOU on gender equality, equity and women’s empowerment, this is expected to enhance cooperation in the upliftment and empowerment of women through sharing experiences and strategies in the economic