President Edgar Lungu says there is need to seek solutions to address climatic change that have affected the agricultural sector in most Southern African countries.
President Lungu noted that Malawi and Zambia should seek common solutions to the address the challenges the two countries are facing because they share common interests.
The Zambian Head of State was speaking upon arrival at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe, Malawi, today.
The President is in Malawi to discuss issues surrounding climatic change with his Malawian counterpart.
President Lungu who is accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba and Eastern Province Minister Malozo Sichone was received at Kamuzu International Airport by Malawian Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Francis Kasaila and Minister of Energy, Mining and Water Bright Msaka.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to Malawi Salome Mwananshiku was also at hand to receive President Lungu.
The Malawi Defence Force staged a guard of honour for the Zambian President while the Democratic Progressive Party Choir and traditional dance troops added to the entertainment at the airport.
President Lungu is expected to attend a closed door meeting at Kamuzu palace with Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the host President Peter Mthalika.
The President is expected to return to Lusaka immediately after the meetings today.