Sata expected in Washington for important meeting with Obama next weekend

Sata expected in Washington for important meeting with Obama next weekend

President Michael Sata is next weekend expected to travel to the USA to meet president Barack Obama together with other African leaders.

According to information on the White House website, President Obama has invited all African heads of state or government in good standing with the United States and the African Union to attend the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. An invitation was also extended to the African Union Chairperson.
The summit kicks off next Monday August 4, 2014, meaning Sata must travel to the USA by Sunday.
See the details of the program and here 
Throughout the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, African leaders will have an opportunity to engage with President Obama, his Cabinet members, and other key leaders, including business executives from the U.S. and Africa, Members of Congress, and members of civil society.

Discussions will center on how to encourage progress in key areas that Africans define as critical for the future of the continent: expanding trade and investment ties, engaging young African leaders, promoting inclusive sustainable development, expanding cooperation on peace and security, and gaining a better future for Africa’s next generation.

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