The President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has finally congratulated the elect president of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema.
Hakainde Hichilema defeated incumbent leader and long time rival, Edgar Lungu in the presidential elections that took place on the 12th of August, 2021.
Mnangagwa released a statement congratulating Hakainde Hichilema.
“Congratulations Hakainde Hichilema on your election victory. I have no doubt that you will serve Zambia with distinction for the benefit of all.
I look forward to working with you over the coming years for the benefit of both peoples 🇿🇼 🇿🇲,” posted Emmerson Mnangagwa.
“As you assume your term in office, I wish to assure you of my availability to work closely with you to solidify and deepen the cordial relations that exist between our two sister Republics, for the mutual benefit of our two peoples,” added Mnangagwa.
“I also wish to assure you of my readiness to work closely with you at the regional, continental and international levels as we seek to advance the ideals of the development, peace and stability,” said Mnangagwa.
In his congratulatory message, Mnangawa also wished Hakainde Hichilema good health and success in the discharge of the onerous responsibilities of high office.
Read the statement above for more details