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Trade and investment key- President Hichilema

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President Hakainde Hichilema says the bilateral talks he held with the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth was anchored on enhanced economic and technical cooperation for both countries.

President Hichilema says trade and investment are the main issues raised during the discussion because they are one of the driving forces for jobs, business opportunities and other related aspects of social and economic development for both countries.

Mr Hichilema adds that his administration will for this reason ensure that the country’s economic diplomacy and desires are met.

“In all we do, it is Zambia and Zambians first while promoting joint ventures and ensuring that Zambia does not remain a landlocked nation but instead seen as land-linked and its benefits of being in this position must be felt,” he said.

The Republican President thanked the people of Mauritius who in turn congratulated the Zambian citizens for electing him into public office.

This is contained in a statement issued by Analyst for Press and Public Relations at state House Brian Mwiinga,

President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with United Kingdom Prime Minister,  Boris Johnson
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson

And President Hichilema earlier today had a brief conversation with the United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, upon arrival at the Glasgow, Scotland World Leaders summit on climate change.

Mr Hichilema expressed optimism that Zambia and the UK will continue to support each other in key areas of good governance, economy, trade and investment including education and health.

Other than the common history the two Nations share, Zambia and UK will endeavor to promote peace and unity for development, said Mr Hichilema in the same statement.

Meanwhile, President Hichilema stated that he is confident that Zambia will to a large extent benefit and drift from an economically downtrodden Nation to a food basket through the engagements he had today.

“Great conversations around climate change and its effects we have had so far with fellow World Leaders. So far we have met the U.K. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP and António Gutiérrez, Secretary-General of the United Nations,” he said.

According to the same statement, President Hichilema shared notes with fellow Heads of State ahead of World Leaders’ Summit in Glasgow, Scotland.

He explained that among the heads of states he had discussions with was President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya whom they discussed a wide range of issues beneficial to both Zambia and Kenya.

The Republican President also held discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, with whom they discussed issues concerning cultural diversity between the two Nations, while fostering trade and investment.

Mr Hichilema added that he later had talks with President Félix Tshisekedi of Congo, where the duo reiterated their call for an urgent need to commence trade and investment processes between the two countries.

“With Presidents Lazarus Chakwera, Hage Geingob, Emmerson Mnangagwa and João Lourenço of Malawi, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Angola respectively, we discussed issues on the value of trade links among our countries as we position Zambia to become land-linked and subsequently benefit from her God given geographical position in the Southern African sub region,” he said.

President Hichilema said during the discussions with his fellow heads of states, he stressed the need for Africa to look for solutions from within.

President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with U.K. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP and António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with U.K. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP and António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President João Lourenço of Angola
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President João Lourenço of Angola
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana while the Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera looks on
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana while the Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera looks on
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Mr Pravind Jugnauth.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Mr Pravind Jugnauth.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Namibian Hage Geingob
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Namibian Hage Geingob
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with SADC Leaders
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Commonwealth Secretary General, Hon. Patricia Scotland QC.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Congolese, President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Congolese, President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Comoros President Azali Assoumani.
President Hakainde Hichilema meeting with Comoros President Azali Assoumani.

21 COMMENTS

  1. Now zambia has a president after 10 long years in the wilderness of drunken dancing and corruption scandles …………

    To dry copy and paste read speeches………

    HEHH , put Zambian manufacturing first……..

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  2. Yes presido HH is 100% right, unlike PF who wrongly thought the key was acquire debt and then spend while driving the GDP down.

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  3. It is clear that hh is excited about merely meeting other presidents. All Zambian presidents have done so. It is not an achievement that needs to be plastered all over social media. It is like he is teenage fanatic who is star struck when he sees western leaders. Very embarrassing and shows the inferior complex that he has.

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  4. At least we have a sober minded President from Zambia everyone is weighing up in the flesh …Lazy Lungu would have shrank in such an environment, he would have been sat with M7 his Grandpa and talked with him about rigging votes!!

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  5. VERY CONFIDENT PRESIDENT !! Not ba Mr. Humble !!
    We did not have such visibility whenever Mr. Humble was meeting because there was none such high-profile meetings, all we could see was this man spoted dancing dununa reverse. useless.
    Whether you hate him or not, accept it, the guy is shinning and doing Zambians good. You cant compared him to Mr. Humble

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  6. This is what you would expect to see from a President: leverage global events to hold bilateral talks. What we saw before was an intellectual lightweight and drunkard only dancing with the bootlickers. Yet, watch the comments from the vapid, empty PF vuvuzelas on this site. Nothing but hatred and jealousy.

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  7. Zambia and all Zambians are now respected. Not the nonsense we had. The whole group with Dancing Chris Mbvunga would have been drunk. No time for bilateral talks. WE were a laughingstock. But we thank the Youth and God, we are BACK, as a Country that can be respected and can influence.

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  8. THE PRINCE – This is part of the reason I wanted change to remove that incompetent man called Lazy Lungu and have at least someone who knows what they are doing!!

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  9. Look at one Muhammadu Buhari sick old man he is but he is clinging on selfishly ..the chap sends his time in London hospital than in his office!!

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  10. But lungu was a joker……….

    Sometimes he used to make me laugh, …….

    Lungu knew how to dupe Africans…..act humble and meek with clasped hands in front of them, and watch them dance and sing ” He is our humble president ”

    Then when he met western leaders when sober he forgets to show authority and just looked like a Houseboy with his fake humbleness ……….

    Humbleness in the west is seen as a weakness………

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  11. Am PF but hH creating better imagine for the country is welcome…..will criticize with knowledge and not driven with hatred Zambia suffer because we speak on our own self instead of the voiceless….we all need to come to change to effect change

  12. I am very proud that our President was part of the climate change meeting yesterday where very powerful speaches of reason were made. Those who listened to same will agree that we have to protect Forest 27 as a matter of urgency hence stop completely all those construction activities .
    Well done Mr President .

  13. Proud of our new president. Now we can discuss real issues on world stage not being a flie on the wall. Thank you to the intellect of Zambians for correcting the mistake by voting wisely. We all deserve a pat on the back!

  14. Atleast Zambia will back on economic track.Not those sing praises chanting cadre party of alebwelelapo pamu mando which Zambians were subjected to under the humble conterfeit leader.

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