Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message to incumbent Zambian President Edgar Lungu to congratulate him on his re-election as Zambian president.
In the message sent to Lungu on Monday, Xi expressed his wish that the Zambian government and people would score greater achievements in Zambia’s national construction under Lungu’s leadership.
Xi stressed that he highly values the traditional friendship and bilateral relations between China and Zambia and that he would work together with his Zambian counterpart to constantly enhance China-Zambia ties and bring more benefits to the two countries and the two peoples.
Zambians voted in presidential, parliamentary and local government elections on Aug. 11. The country’s electoral body announced incumbent President Edgar Lungu as the winner of the presidential election.