President Edgar Lungu has thanked the people of Mambwe district for their support in the just-ended Presidential election which saw him take the highest office in the land.
Speaking when he addressed scores of residents upon arrival at Mfuwe International Airport, President Lungu thanked those who voted for him but stated that he will work towards addressing the needs of all the
people of Zambia regardless of whether or not they supported his election.
President Lungu said time for politicking is over, adding that it is time to work for the development of the country.
ZANIS reports that President Lungu appealed for unity among all Zambians in the development of the country.
The President, who was flanked by his wife, Esther, Justice Minister, Ngosa Simbyakula and his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda, stressed the need to focus on developing the country.
President Lungu touched down Mfuwe International Airport at about 12:40 hours this afternoon.
He was received on arrival by Eastern Province Permanent, Chileshe Mulenga, PF Provincial chairperson, Attan Mwamba and several other government and party officials.
The Head of State is in Mfuwe for a seven-day working holiday.