Zambian president ends SZ visit

Writer: Wang Haolan  |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-09-13

Video by Wang Haolan

President of the Republic of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema paid a three-day visit to Shenzhen from Sept. 10 to 12 as part of his state visit to China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping.

Shenzhen is the first stop of Hichilema’s state visit.

He paid a visit to the Lianhua Hill Park in Futian District on the morning of Sept. 11, laying flowers at the statue of the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, and then headed to the Yantian International Container Terminals, also known as Hutchison Ports Yantian.

He visited BYD and Huawei in the afternoon to learn about Shenzhen’s experience in transforming itself from an agriculture-driven economy to a modern industrial powerhouse.

On Sept. 12, he visited Tencent and ZTE. After finishing the Shenzhen tour, he will also travel to Jiangxi and Fujian provinces.

A ZTE employee introduces the company’s product to Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema (R) at the company headquarters in Nanshan District yesterday. Photos by Wang Haolan

A Tencent employee (R) introduces the company to Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema.

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema poses for a group photo with Tencent staff.

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema poses for a group photo with ZTE staff.

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema visited Tencent and ZTE yesterday morning before leaving Shenzhen to continue his six-day state visit to China.