President Lungu will not Meet Vedanta Chairman
New Delhi, India, 20th August, 2019
State House would like to clarify that his excellency, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu will not be meeting the Vedanta chairman, mr anil agarwal or his representatives as he embarks on his state visit here.
There has been numerous queries and speculation that his excellency the president will be meeting mr agarwal and that he is here at the invitation of the businessman.
As informed last week by state house, the nation is hereby informed once again that his Excellency the president is in india at the invitation of india President His Excellency Ram Nath Kovind.
The President is expected to meet representatives from 12 Zambian based indian companies and kcm, whose majority shareholder is vedanta, is not one of them.
His Excellency the President has already stated that the Zambian government will follow the Zambian people’s wish over the kcm issue.
special assistant to the president
(press and public relations)