President Lungu lauds Zambia, Egypt bilateral relationship


President Edgar Lungu has   praised Egypt’s contribution towards achieving social development and economic growth in the African countries.

And President Lungu has lauded the relationship which Zambia and Egypt enjoys saying it has translated into economic development that has benefited citizens from the two countries.

The President said bilateral relationship between the two countries has demonstrated cooperation in many areas of mutual interest.

 “This is the way how cooperation should be that translated into people benefits and not leaders,” President Lungu told the outgoing Ambassador.

ZANIS reports that President Lungu said this when outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Zambia, Ahmed Mostafa, paid a courtesy call on him at State House today.

The Head of State reiterated the call for African Leaders to provide leadership to grow the African continent without depending on the outside world.

President Lungu also praised Mr Mostafa’s immense contribution to the strengthened relationship between Zambia and Egypt and wished him well in his future endeavors.

“You worked very well with us in Zambia and I wish you well and pass my greetings to President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,” President Lungu said.

And Mr Mostafa commended the continuous development of the bilateral relations between the two countries.

” Mr President, from the time I came to Zambia three years ago, the leadership  you have provided to this country will result in  prosperity  of Zambia in many spheres of the economy,” Mr Mostafa praised President Lungu.