Dr Kaseba who is also ambassador designate for Portugal requested for scholarships for Zambian students in the European country.
“Zambia would like to tap from your advanced expertise in the wind energy development so that we could continue with our diversification efforts for energy mix and most especially continue to pursue our green energy development ambitions and contribute to the fight against climate change,” Dr. Kaseba said.
She was speaking when she presented her letters of credence to the Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
President De Sousa said he was delighted to witness new bilateral and multilateral developments between the two countries particularly in facilitating high-level visits between the two countries and the business communities.
The Portuguese President promised to undertake a visit to Zambia following up on an earlier trip before he became president.
“I am happy to report that we have a few Portuguese companies operating in Zambia in the fields of agriculture, services and manufacturing contributing to Zambia’s wealth and job creation agenda. In addition, the trade between the two countries has gradually improved, nevertheless, the still remain unexplored huge opportunities for enhancing the bilateral trade between the two countries” he said.
This is contained in a statement issued by Yande Musonda, the First Secretary for Press at Zambia’s Embassy in France.