Swazi King Mswati has left for his country after a three days state visit.
The king flew direct from Mfuwe International Airport in Eastern province to Swaziland.
And King Mswati expressed gratitude to the Zambian people for the hospitality extended to him and his delegation during the three-day State visit.
King Mswati said the visit has enabled him to hold discussions with his counterpart on a number of issues of mutual interest.
King Mswati has since extended an invitation to President Rupiah Banda to visit his Kingdom.
Meanwhile, Zambia and the Kingdom of Swaziland have called for closer ties in order to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations.
The two countries are in agreement that strengthened ties would be to the mutual benefit of the peoples of the two countries.
This is contained in a joint communiqué issued today by President Rupiah Banda and King Mswati at Chimfule Lodge in Mfuwe, Eastern Province.
The communiqué states that the two leaders have also agreed to revive the bilateral framework of the Joint Permanent Commission of Corporation (JPC) at the earliest opportunity.
The two countries have pledged to encourage investments to improve the economic status of the two countries through trade and cultural exchange.
The communiqué’ was signed by Zambia’ Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane and Swaziland Foreign Affairs Minister Lufto Dlamini in the presence of President Rupiah Banda and King Mswati.