President Edgar Lungu has congratulated India’s new President Ram Nath Kovind on his electoral victory following that country’s presidential elections held on 17th July 2017.
In a message of congratulations, President Lungu said President Kovind’s victory is a manifestation of the confidence that the Indian Parliament has in his leadership and their desire for him to steer India to greater heights.
President Lungu has assured of the Zambian government’s commitment to working closely with the Indian Government to further strengthen the longstanding bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
The Head of State has wished President Kovind’s best wishes, personal good health and success during the tenure of office and prosperity for the people of India.
This is according to a statement released to ZNBC News by Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda.