Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in the country for a two day state visit at the invitation of President Edgar Lungu.
The Kenyan Head of state arrived this afternoon at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at about 12:03 hours Zambian time and was received at the airport by his host counterpart President Edgar Lungu.
Mr Kenyatta was also met at the airport by Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba, Commerce Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, Home Affairs Minister Davis Mwila, Lusaka Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta, and senior government and party officials.
The Kenyan head of state was accorded a 21 gun salute at the airport and later inspected a guard of honour mounted by the Zambia Army.
The two Presidents were treated to an array of entertainment by the traditional dance troops and the PF women choir before leaving the airport.
President Kenyatta is this afternoon expected to hold official talks with President Edgar Lungu at state house and later call on First President Kenneth Kaunda at his office before attending a state banquet hosted in his honor.
The two heads of states are tomorrow expected to depart Lusaka for Ndola to officially open this year’s Zambia International Trade Fair taking place on the Copperbelt Province.