President Hakainde Hichilema will make his first international trip as Head of State later this month when he travels to the United States of America to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
President Hichilema is scheduled to come in the United States on Monday, September 20, 2021.
He is one of the Heads of State who has been invited to speak in person at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in the afternoon session.
While in the United States, President Hichilema will fly to Washington D.C. on Thursday, September 23, 2021, to meet with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House.
He will later meet with top US Government Officials at the Capitol Hill before meeting with the CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
President Hichilema will also meet with World Bank President Dr. David Malpass and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Ms. Kristalina Georgieva.
The Head of State has also planned to meet and address Zambians Living in the United States of America on Friday, 24th September 2021 and hold a breakfast meeting with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Mentors and Key US Government and African Diplomatic Corps Officials at the USIP Headquarters.
President Hichilema will also meet – Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Bob Menendez and later pay a courtesy Call by President of the US Chamber of Commerce and Africa Business Centre.
On Saturday, 25th September 2021, President Hichilema will meet with the Africa Business Council before departure for Lusaka later in the day.