Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the expeditious implementation of the 12 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) signed between Zambia and Turkey.
The Turkish President who was in Zambia for a State visit says he is looking forward to President Edgar Lungu’s official visit to Turkey anytime.
President Erdogan has also stressed the operationalization of the 12 cooperation agreements between the two countries when he conferred with Vice-President Inonge Wina during a luncheon hosted for Heads of State and high-level dignitaries at the Presidential Palace in Ankara over the weekend.
Turkey and Zambia signed 12 agreements during President Erdogan’s historic visit to Zambia on July 28, 2018.
The signed cooperation agreements cover the fields of agriculture, stockbreeding, fisheries, tourism, trade and investment, sports, forestry and diplomacy.
And speaking during dinner hosted for her in Ankara, Mrs. Wina said the MOUs signed between Zambia and Turkey should be expeditiously implemented for the benefit of the people of Zambia.
She has also urged Zambian students in Turkey to work hard so that they can return home to contribute to national development when they complete their studies.
This is contained in a statement issued to the media by Office of the Vice President Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration Stephen Mwansa.