Hong Kong, Oct. 13 – Germany Chancellor Angela Merkal has sent her Personal Representative for Africa on a three day visit to Zambia.
Nooke will hold talks with Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda on Friday.
Guenter Nooke will be in Lusaka from October 13 to 15 and is scheduled to meet Zambia’s newly elected leader Michael Sata Wednesday.
The purpose of Nooke’s visit to Zambia is to convey Chancellor Merkel’s congratulatory message to President Sata on his election and seek the new administration’s political objectives.
Nooke is also expected to attend the opening session of Parliament Friday after which he will hold discussions with Civil Society Organisations representatives on various issues including the management of natural mineral resources, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the political perspectives for Zambia after the September 20 elections.
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