Zambia Reports Lusaka
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President Edgar Lungu seems to have got the muffled protests on his recent surge in international trips by cancelling planned State Visit to Egypt.

The Head of State has in the aftermath of the August 11 elections made three day State Visits to Tanzania and South Africa with Egypt having been next on his roster.

President Lungu will also not host King Mohammed of Morocco who was due to visit the country on a three day State Visit.

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has announced the change of plan by President Lungu.

BELOW IS A NOTICE FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon.Harry Kalaba wishes to inform the nation that HIs Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu who was scheduled to travel to Egypt tomorrow (13th December 2016) on a three day State visit will not travel due to unforseen circumstances.

Hon Kalaba further wishes to announce that the King of Morocco ,His Majesty King Mohammed VI who was scheduled to visit Zambia on 17th December on a two day State visit will not travel to Zambia but sometime next year.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will work round the clock to ensure that President Lungu meets the two Heads of State in the coming year.

Dorcas Chileshe

Public Relations Officer