The United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has congratulated the people of Zambia on the country’s 54th independence anniversary.
Mr Pompeo has also hailed the bilateral relations between the U.S and Zambia.
He says the U.S and Zambia have a deep friendship and looks forward to continued partnership in promoting health, economic prosperity, good governance, and environmental conservation in Zambia.
“As you commemorate this special day, the United States wishes the people of Zambia peace and prosperity in the coming year,” Mr Pompeo said in a statement released on the State Department Website.
This is according to a media release by First Secretary for Press and Public Relations at the Zambian Embassy in Washington Cosmas Chileshe.