Left to right; Mrs Cecile Kyenge, Vice Chairperson in the delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Ms Sandra Uwera, CBC Chief Executive Of cer, H.E Amb. Fillipo Scammaca, Italian Embassy in Zambia and Mr. Diego Meneguzzi, General Manager Mendi Markets, Italy.

A Member of the European Parliament EU-Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Mrs. Cecile Kashtu Kyenge led a delegation comprising officials from the EU Commission on a visit to the COMESA Secretariat recently. Mrs. Kyenge, is also the Vice- Chair in the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.

The purpose of the visit was to discuss possibilities of future collaboration in the promotion of joint partnerships between industry players in the EU market and Africa. The discussions focused on approaches of facilitating linkages and various financing mechanisms to increase trade between both regions.

In the delegation was the Italian Ambassoador to Zambia H.E Ambassador Fillipo Scammaca, and General Manager Mendi Markets Mr. Diego Meneguzzi,