President of the Republic of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, has Arrived in Zambia, for a Three-Day State Visit.
It is the First Time in Three Decades that a President of India is Undertaking a State Visit to Zambia.
The Presidential Plane Touched Down at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (KKIA) at 14:26 Hours Zambian Time.
President Kovind is Accompanied by First Lady, Savita Kovind, Senior Government Officials and a Business Delegation.
He was Received at KKIA by President Edgar Lungu, First Lady Esther Lungu, Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Mwila, Cabinet Ministers, Service Chiefs, Senior Government Officials, Heads of Missions Accredited to Zambia and Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga.
Private Investment in Zambia by Indian Companies Currently Stands at Over 5 Billion United States Dollars in Sectors such as Mining, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Pharmaceuticals.
There has been a Steady Increase in Bilateral Trade which Stands at 1.2 Billion American Dollars from April 2017 to January 2018.
The Indian President Leaves Zambia on April 12, 2018.
APRIL 10, 2018