HH to grace Zambia National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai


Mary Kacherpa-Information and Media Permanent Secretary KENNEDY KALUNGA says President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA will grace the Zambian National Day on January 20, 2022 at the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai.

Mr KALUNGA says on the sidelines of the national day, the country is scheduled to hold a trade and business Forum under the theme doing business in Zambia whose objective is to showcase trade and investment opportunities.

He says over forty Zambian companies are expected to participate as some are already at the expo in Dubai.

Zambia is among over one hundred and 92 countries that are at the Expo 2020 Dubai which commenced on October 1st 2020 and is running upto March 31st 2022.

The Expo is being held under the theme is connecting minds, creating the future and Zambia is exhibiting under the opportunity sub theme with a country theme ‘come to Zambia a land of peace and opportunities’.

Speaking in his capacity as Chairperson of the publicity subcommittee, Mr KALUNGA told Journalists at a media briefing in Lusaka today that government has intensified efforts to enhance the country’s visibility and competitiveness at the global stage to at
ract investment.

He said the Expo aims to provide opportunities to look at how both advanced and emerging economies can work together and build new bridges to foster balanced equitable growth.

Mr KALUNGA said government is delighted by the enthusiasm shown by Zambian companies to participate at the Expo.