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Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema has emphasized the importance of strengthening trade between Lusaka and Pretoria. He made this statement during a meeting with International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor.
President Hichilema believes that South Africa is a crucial partner in terms of economic opportunities.
Hichilema will also co-chair the Bi-National Commission with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Hichilema states that both countries share a common vision for the growth of their economies.
“I think now South Africa is Zambia’s largest trading partner. But we don’t talk about it. We need to do that, Matamela Ramaphosa.”
#SAZambiaRelations | Minister, Pandor pays courtesy call to Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema, in Lusaka.https://t.co/MFEuBFoze7
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