President Edgar Lungu has congratulated India’s new President Ram Nath Kovind on his electoral victory following that country’s Presidential elections which were held on July 17, this year.
President Lungu says Mr Kovind’s victory is a manifestation of the confidence that the Indian Parliament has in his leadership and their desire for him to steer India to greater heights.
Mr. Lungu has assured of government’s commitment to work closely with the Indian government to further strengthen the longstanding bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
“On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Zambia, and indeed on my own behalf, l wish to extend our heartfelt congratulations on your electoral victory in the Presidential elections which were held in your country on 17th July, 2017,” the President said.
He wished him success during his new tenure of office and prosperity for the people of India.
This is contained in a statement issued to ZANIS by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda.