President Edgar Lungu is in Congo Brazzaville ahead of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) heads of State Summit.
President Lungu arrived at Maya Maya International Airport at about 11:36 hours Zambian time.
The Head of State was welcomed by Congo Brazzaville Prime Minister Clema Mwamba, Zambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Malanji and other government officials.
President Lungu is expected to join other Heads of State at the joint SADC and ICGLR heads of State summit.
President Lungu who is chairperson of the SADC Organ of Defense and politics is expected back in the country immediately after the meeting.
The head of state is concerned with the current happenings in the DRC and desires to see a peaceful electoral process which will lead to credible results.
President Lungu is also hopeful that security will be provided to all candidates and citizens ahead of the elections on December 30th.
And Presidential spokesperson Amos Chanda says President Lungu in his capacity as chairperson for the SADC Organ on Defence and politics has received an official complaint from the governor of Kinshasa as well as the opposition political parties.
Mr. Chanda says the emergency joint heads of state summit of SADC and the International Conference – ICGR – wants to find solutions to the challenges being faced in the DRC.
He said leaders are looking forward to a peaceful election in the DRC.