President Edgar Lungu has arrived back home in Lusaka from Windhoek, Namibia where he had gone to attend the inauguration of that country’s third elected President Hage Geingob and the neighbouring country’s 25th independence celebrations.
President Lungu’s Presidential Challenger jet touched down at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) at about 11:20 hrs ‘
President Lungu was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba and his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda among others.
Vice President Inonge Wina, Defence Service Chiefs, Cabinet Ministers and other senior government and Patriotic Front party officials where on hand to receive the President and his entourage.
Speaking to journalists on arrival, President Lungu said Zambia and Namibia have been friends since 1964 saying the two countries were currently building their friendship to greater heights.
The President said the celebrations went on well and the speeches which were given during the inauguration and independence celebrations boarded on many issues such as stability, prosperity and unity.
Namibia’s President elect Hage Geingob takes over from President Hefikepunya Pohamba.