Zambia President Edgar Lungu has confirmed that he will attend President Paul Kagame swearing in ceremony which is due on Friday August 18th, 2017.
Zambia’s Foreign Minister Harry Kalaba confirmed the news when he said that President Lungu has already accepted the invitation from his counterpart, in the context of cooperation and trade.
“The visit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss about different developmental issues, for the purpose of promoting common interests, and security within the Great Lakes Region.”
It is expected that President Lungu will leave for Kigali on Thursday August 17th, 2017.
President Kagame was elected for a third term in office after winning with a landslide victory in the recent elections held on August 4th. The swearing ceremony is expected to take place at Amahoro stadium; miscellaneous visitors are expected to attend, whether from outside Rwanda, Rwandans and friends of Rwanda.
At national level citizens will follow the ceremony at the village level via Radio Rwanda and television.