Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming last week called on Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya at her office at Mulungushi House.
The two sides exchanged views on issues concerning bilateral cooperation in agriculture.
Ambassador Yang congratulated Ms. Siliya on her appointment as Minister of Agriculture, and briefed her on the current Chinese agricultural cooperation programs in Zambia.
Ambassador Yang said that China stands ready to work along with Zambia on pushing forward bilateral agricultural cooperation.
And Ms. Siliya thanked Ambassador Yang’s call after she took office as minister.
While appreciating the long-term contribution to Zambia’s agricultural sector made by the Chinese side, Ms. Siliya encouraged and supported more Chinese enterprises to invest in Zambia’s agricultural sector, and hoped to establish closer cooperation relations with China in the future.