Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has confirmed that he will grace this year’s Zambia’s International Trade Fair (ZITF).
This came to light when a special envoy from Kenya, Fred Matiangi, paid a courtesy call on President Edgar Lungu at State House.
Mr Matiangi told President Lungu that his Kenyan counterpart has accepted as requested by the Zambian government for him to grace this year’s ZITF.
He disclosed that the Kenyan President will be in Zambia on July 4, 2015, to officiate at this year’s ZITF.
Mr Matiangi said Zambia shares a special relationship with Kenya hence the acceptance by President Kenyatta to officiate at this year’s ZITF.
He further disclosed that President Kenyatta will be accompanied by a delegation from the private sector and the business community during his state visit to Zambia.
Mr Matiangi assured President Lungu that his Kenyan counterpart is committed to further strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries.
He noted that President Kenyatta cherishes the relations that the two countries enjoy.
And in response to the message sent by the Kenyan Head of State, President Lungu said he was looking forward to the visit of his counterpart.
President Lungu revealed that he is eagerly waiting for Mr Kenyatta’s visit to Zambia.
Mr Lungu noted that the confirmation of President Kanyatta’s coming is an indication that the trip is on.
The Head of State told the visiting special envoy to inform President Kenyatta that Zambia is warmly preparing for his visit.