Zambian President Hichilema to Embark on State Visit to China
Beijing, September 8 (Xinhua) – Zambian President Hichilema has accepted an invitation from President Xi Jinping to embark on a state visit to China from September 10 to 16. This important visit underscores the deep-rooted friendship between the two nations and highlights the continuous growth of political mutual trust and practical cooperation. It is worth mentioning that 2024 marks the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Zambia.
During his visit, President Hichilema will be welcomed by President Xi Jinping, who will host a grand ceremony and banquet in his honor. Both leaders are set to engage in extensive discussions and witness the signing of a joint cooperation document. Additionally, President Hichilema will hold meetings with Premier Li Qiang and Chairman Zhao Leji, further enhancing the already solid bilateral ties.
President Hichilema’s itinerary also includes visits to Jiangxi Province, Fujian Province, and Shenzhen City, allowing him to experience firsthand China’s economic and technological advancements. This visit is expected to inject renewed momentum into the comprehensive and detailed development of China-Zambia relations, leading to further progress and cooperation between the two friendly nations.
[Editor: Shi Ge]
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s Brief on Zambian President Hichilema’s visit to China – Xinhua English.news.cn
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, September 8 (Reporters Zhu Chao and Yuan Shuai) At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Zambian President Hichilema will pay a state visit to China from September 10 to 16. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mao Ning briefed the situation at a regular press conference on the 8th.
Mao Ning said that Zambia is an important country in southern Africa, and that China and Zambia have a traditional friendship. Currently, the political mutual trust between the two countries continues to deepen, practical cooperation has led to fruitful results, and they have maintained solid cooperation in international and regional affairs. 2024 will mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Zambia.
Mao Ning said that during President Sichilema’s visit, President Xi Jinping will host a welcome ceremony and banquet for President Sichilema. The two heads of state will hold talks and attend a joint cooperation document signing ceremony. Premier Li Qiang and Chairman Zhao Leji will meet with President Sichilema. President Sichilema will also visit Jiangxi Province, Fujian Province and Shenzhen City. “I believe that President Hichilema’s visit will give new impetus to the comprehensive and detailed development of China-Zambia relations, and promote the friendly cooperation between the two countries to continuously achieve new progress.”
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