President Edgar Lungu has congratulated Rwandan President Paul Kagame following his resounding victory in last week’s Presidential election.
In a statement released to the media by State House , the President has said Mr Kagame’s re-election is a demonstration of the confidence the people of Rwanda have in his leadership and vision for that country.
In a congratulatory message to Mr Kagame, the President said, the Zambian Government looked forward to continued cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Rwanda in addressing issues of mutual interest at bilateral and multilateral levels.
The President also said the Zambian Government was keen to enhancing cooperation between Zambia and Rwanda in key sectors of the two countries’ economies for their mutual benefit, as well as for the advancement of the regional and African developmental agendas.
“I wish to convey, on behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia, and indeed on my own behalf, heartfelt congratulations on your resounding re-election as President of the Republic of Rwanda,” the President said.