President Peter Mutharika on a two day-official visit to Zambia is faced with a tight schedule over the weekend.
Mutharika and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu will have interface with the media and will also be accorded with a state banquet organized by the Zambian President.
On August 1, 2015, Mutharika is expected to take part in the Agricultural show organized by the Republic of Zambia.
Mutharika will arrive at Lusaka show grounds where he will be welcomed by Lungu, the President of the Agricultural and committee members for the Agriculture and Commercial Society of Zambia.
He will be introduced to the executive committee members of the Zambian Agriculture and Commercial Society, then after, their Excellency’s will pose for a group photo with these committee members and later sign in the visitors book.
President Mutharika and Lungu will tour selected exhibition stands with the guidance of the Vice President of the Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia.
Among others, their Excellencies will tour the Jubilee Hall, Agricultural hall, Zambia Sugar Company, Ministry of commerce and Industry, Bank of Zambia, Seed company, demonstration plot, livestock, hybrid and LIMA hall.
The first ladies will also have their tour which will be led by Hon. Elfrida Kansembe Mwamba (MP) who is also the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social security.
After the tour, Mutharika and Lungu will proceed to the LIMA hall where they are expected to have a brief interview with members of the media.
The two heads of state will have a break which will see them having a joint lunch at Zambia State House.
In the afternoon hours of Mutharika’s two day state visit in Zambia, the two heads will tour Lusaka show grounds once more where they will be welcomed by the Honorable Minister of foreign affairs, the honorable Minister of Agriculture and livestock as well as the president of the Agricultural and
Commercial society along with its members.
While at the Lusaka Show grounds, Lungu will mark the official opening of the Lusaka Agricultural and commercial show where President Mutharika will present awards to some members and that will also mark the end of the official program for the day.
On Sunday, August 2, 2015 which will be the third day of Mutharika’s stay in Zambia, Malawi President Mutharika and his first lady Gertrude will visit the Presidential Burial site where they will be welcomed by Hon. Rayford Mbulu (MP) and deputy Minister of foreign affairs.
Mutharika is expected to lay wreaths in honor of the Zambia’s fallen Presidents, Late their Excellencies Michael Chilufya Sata and Levi Mwanawasa. Thereafter, Mutharika will sign in the visitor’s book.
The deputy minister of foreign affairs will also brief Mutharika on the construction of the late Frederick Chiluba’s mausoleum.
Mutharika will later visit the office of the First President of the Republic of Zambia to pay a courtesy call on Kenneth Kaunda, the first President of Zambia and afterwards, return to his hotel.
While at his place, Malawi president will be visited by President Lungu and Madame Esther Lungu before they will proceed to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport where Mutharika will watch Zambian traditional dances accompanied by Lungu to bid farewell to Zambians along with Diplomatic corps accredited to the Republic of Zambia, senior government official, Ministers and cabinet Ministers of Zambia.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :