Zambia President Edgar Lungu has extended his visit to Namibia by another day. This follows the request by Namibian President Hage Geingob asking President Lungu and his entourage to stay for another day so that he is taken to a coastal city to go and appreciate what that country has to offer.
President Lungu, who was supposed to return to Zambia today, but will now return home on Thursday.
President Lungu is in Namibia to officiate at that country’s Heroes National day that falls today at the invitation of his counterpart President Hage Geingob. August 26th, is celebrated by Namibians to mark the death of that country’s heroes in the freedom struggle.
And last evening President Edgar Lungu thanked the people of Namibia for the hospitality they have continued to show to Zambia.
President Lungu said that Namibia and Zambia have enjoyed warm relations which have continued to grow over the years.
he President was speaking in Windhoek, Namibia on Tuesday, at a State Dinner hosted for him by that country’s President Hage Geingob.
And Dr. Geingob noted that it is due to the warm relations between Zambia and Namibia that his country decided to invite President Lungu to go and officiate at today’s Heroes day.