Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji has arrived in Kuwait where he is scheduled to deliver President Edgar Lungu’s special message to the Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Mr. Malanji landed at the Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City at around 08:36 hours.
He was received by the Kuwait Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamad Al-Mashaan.
Mr. Malanji who is accompanied by Zambia’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia with extra accreditation to Kuwait Ibrahim Mumba, is scheduled to meet the Emir of Kuwait on Sunday.
And Mr. Mumba has disclosed that Mr Malanji will also hold bilateral talks with the Acting Prime Minister of Kuwait Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, who is also the country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister.
Mr. Mumba has told ZNBC News in an interview in Kuwait City that Mr Malanji is also scheduled to meet the top leadership at the Kuwait Fund for Development which has set aside two billion United States dollars to African countries for developmentt.
He says the meeting will seek to find ways of making sure that Zambia gets a share of the development funds which the Kuwait Fund for Development has offered to Africa.