President V.V. Girl of India arrived in Lusaka on Monday (Oct 2) on the First?
President V.V. Girl of India arrived in Lusaka on Monday (Oct 2) on the First visit to Zambia By an Indian Head of state.
He was welcomed by President Kenneth Kaunda and a big crowd, which included thousands of school children, native dancers and drummers.
President Girl and Kaunda were scheduled to have at least two rounds of talks before the Indian leader's departure on Friday. But the official programme leaves plenty of room for additional discussions if necessary.
Their talks were expected to centre on the expulsion of Asians from Uganda and the current crisis between and Tanzania. President Girl visited Dar Es Salaam for talks with President Julius Nyerere, before flying to Zambia.