Zambia leader stresses cultural development in celebrating Africa Day

25 May 2021, China

Zambia on Tuesday joined other African countries in commemorating this year's Africa Day with President Edgar Lungu urging African countries to promote innovative cultural development to enhance economic development.

The Zambian leader said the theme for this year's commemoration, "Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want", calls on countries to recognize the importance of arts, culture and heritage in achieving sustainable socio-economic development and integration of the continent.