President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is expected in Zambia today to officiate at the 86th Agricultural and Commercial show which opened its gates to the public at 08: 00 hours.
Mr. Mugabe is expected to be accompanied by his wife Grace.
According to the updates from the meeting of the Standing Committee of Permanent Secretaries on State Functions held last week at Cabinet office in Lusaka, Mr. Mugabe is scheduled to land at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport tomorrow at about 13:00 hours.
He is later scheduled to hold talks with President Michael Sata at State House which will be followed by a state banquet in the evening.
Mr. Mugabe is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda at his office on Friday and later visit SARO Agro Industries within Lusaka.
On the same day, the Zimbabwean Head of State is expected to visit ZAMBEEF Huntley Farm in Chisamba, which is located less than 100 kilometres from the city.
Presidents Mugabe and Sata are on Saturday expected to be at the show grounds for the officials opening of the 86th Agricultural and Commercial show.
The two Presidents will earlier on the same day tour stands and pavilions.
As the two presidents will be touring, First lady Christine Kaseba-Sata will lead her Zimbabwean counterpart in touring selected stands before joining their husbands for the official opening in the afternoon.
The show society has since organised a luncheon at midday for the two Heads of State and the First Ladies at the Polo Grill which is just behind the show grounds.
Mr. Mugabe and his wife are expected to leave for Zimbabwe on Sunday morning.