Zambia, EU hold talks on cooperation

Officials from Zambia’s Finance and National Planning Ministry on Monday held bilateral talks with officials from the European Union (EU) on enhancing development cooperation.

The Zambian delegation was led by Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane while Rita Laranjinha, Managing Director of the EU External Action Service-Africa Division led the delegation from the EU, according to a release.

According to the release, the two sides discussed the Zambian government’s thrust in addressing economic, debt and fiscal challenges.

It adds that the two parties also dwelt on areas of convergence between the government and the EU development priorities.